Fuel Tanker Falls, Crashes Car In Ikorodu (Photos)A fuel truck fell and crushed a car at Ikorodu road in Lagos today, 25th Sept, 2016 at about 4:08am. Etima News reports. According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, the Mack Truck with registration number AGL 664 XG laden with 33,000 litre PMS, belonging to Forte Oil, fell due to the over-speeding of the driver.
It was reported that ‘While the truck was trying to turn at the round-about, it fell on another
Hyunda Saloon Car and the only occupant, an unidentified adult male died in the car.’'
Etima News reports that the prompt response of LASEMA, Lagos State Fire Service, LASTMA, Civil Defense, FRSC and The Nigeria Police force to the scene for recovery operation prevented the incident from escalating into a major disaster with the spillage and also proximity of the incident to a filling station.
The truck was carefully lifted, while the dead body was extricated and subsequently taken to Ikorodu General Hospital Mortuary. The vehicles involved in the accident were also cleared off the road and handed to the police.