It was a mourning Monday yesterday in Agbor, a town in Delta State has a trailer crushed five persons including a woman and her two children were to death.
The fuel-laden tanker crushed th people near a traffic light along the old Lagos/Asaba road in the hilly town.
The woman whose identity is yet to be ascertained and her two children were said to be returning from school on a motorbike.
Three other persons were seriously injured while five vehicles were destroyed .
Eyewitness account said the driver of the tanker who was ascending the Orogodo River hill lost control as a result of brake failure.
In the confusion, the tanker started to roll back, thereby dragging the motorbike along after crushing the woman, her two children and three others.
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