An unknown woman has lost her life to the impact of a tanker crash around the Nigerian Army Signal Barracks in the Mile 2 area of Lagos State ,on Friday.
According to the Director- General , Lagos State Emergency Management Agency , Olufemi Oke- Osanyintolu , the tanker was transporting 55 , 000 litres of petrol when it rammed into a pothole and fell sideways, spilling contents onto the road. The driver,and assistant fled the scene,while the deceased was trapped. The remains of the victim were pinned to dashboard from the collision of the accident on the tanker ’ s head .
Olufemi stated that the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency’s heavy duty equipment is on it way to the scene in order to retain the tanker together with its contents , though translocation of the contents is delayed until the ownership of the tanker and /or product can be confirmed.