The MRS tanker with unknown registration loaded with 60,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit PMS, was stated to have suffered mechanical fault on movement.
Scene of the incident
In accordance with a Vanguard report, perrenial gridlock took over the primary carriage part of Anthony space of Lagos on Friday following a lone accident involving a petroleum tanker which fell sideways.
The incident occurred at about 2.40 pm, inward Gbagada.
The MRS tanker with unknown registration loaded with 60,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit PMS, was stated to have suffered mechanical fault on movement with the resultant results resulting in a lone accident because it fell sideways spilling its content material.
The aftermath of the accident obstructed vehicular motion on the primary carriageway.
Nonetheless, no lack of life nor accidents sustained on the scene of the incident.
As on the time of this report, Lagos State Emergency Administration Company LASEMA, Response Group, fireplace companies, Lagos State Visitors Administration Authority LASTMA, Federal Highway Security Corps FRSC, and Officers of the Nigeria Police Pressure have been responders on the scene working collectively to evacuate the accident tanker off the highway to revive normalcy alongside the axis and forestall any secondary incident as your complete space have been cordoned off by the LRT whereas site visitors had been diverted.
Additionally, your complete scene of the incident has been blanketed by LRU Hearth Unit and the state Hearth Service whereas awaiting the arrival of an empty tanker for transloading.
LASEMA Public Affairs Officer, Nosa Okunbor has confirmed the incident.