A fallen fuel tanker has in the wee hours of Friday crushed a woman to death at Mile 2 area of Lagos State after the truck rammed into a pole.
Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu who confirmed the incident, said it occurred around 12:30am.
He said upon the arrival of the agency’s response team, it was discovered that a tanker with registration number KSF 260 XY loaded with 55,000 litres of PMS (Petrol) rammed into a pothole directly in front of the Nigerian Army Signal Barracks in Mile Two and fell sideways, spilling its contents.
The DG, however, revealed from their investigation, that the driver and his assistant immediately fled the scene of the accident.
This sad incident is coming weeks after the Ilasamaja Apapa truck accident that killed two young Lagosians – Chidinma Ajoku and Chima Anaekpe.Follow us on social media