Tanker traps okada rider as it falls in lagos

A yet-to-be-recognized Okada rider has been caught under a 33,000-liter big hauler after the vehicle fell on its side on the Apapa Oshodi expressway, in the Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos.

The Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye, revealed this in a proclamation on Tuesday.

Adeseye noticed that the big hauler had let completely go while moving, making it fall on its side and spilling its substance, adding that endeavors to protect the caught man were continuous.

he said, “The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Agency, is currently salvaging a 33,000-litre tanker conveying petrol outbound Mile 2 which, reportedly, accidentally lost control while in motion and fell on its side, thereby spilling its contents at Alaba Express Bus Stop, Apapa Oshodi Expressway, Amuwo Odofin, Lagos.

“The incident is being mitigated by the Ajegunle Fire Crew of the Agency and has it under control with no palpable cause for alarm.

“An adult male motorcyclist is however trapped beneath the tanker as efforts are ongoing to recover him.”

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