Driver Flees As Petrol Tanker Falls and Spills Its Content In Lagos


Around the sunrise area of Tincan in Lagos State, a driver is reported to have fled from the scene after a petrol tanker fell and spilled its content on the ground.

According to reports, at about 7:30am, the driver is said to have rammed into a pothol which made some of the contents spill to the ground.

Confirming the incident, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), took to twitter to made the announcement saying:

“Efforts are ongoing by the owners of the tanker to transload the remaining contents; however the driver Of the tanker has fled the scene, therefore, making it difficult to locate the owners,” LASEMA said.

“Officials of NUPENG are doing everything within their purview to facilitate the transloading. The agency response team and other responders are firmly on the ground to curtail any secondary incident.”

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