The driver flees as the petrol tanker falls, spilling content onto the Lagos – Television Channels road

The place of the accident in the area of ​​Tincan in the state of Lagos, December 25, 2020. Credits: LASEMA

A gas tanker fell around the Sunrise area of ​​Tincan, Lagos, spilling its contents on the ground with the driver of the vehicle at large

Confirming Friday’s incident via Twitter, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said the agency’s response team and other reagents are firmly on the ground to minimize any secondary incidents.

“Tank owners continue their efforts to reload the remaining contents; however, the tanker driver fled the scene, making it difficult to find the owners, ”LASEMA said.

“NUPENG officials are doing everything in their power to facilitate transhipment. The agency response team and other responsible people are firmly on the ground to minimize any secondary incident. ”

The truck was said to have overturned after the driver crashed into a hole around 7.30am and the contents being transported to a destination in the state spilled onto the road.

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