Another fuel-laden tanker has fallen on a stationary towing van at Otto Wharf, along Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, Mile 2, Lagos, leaving one person feared dead and another injured.
The accident occurred early Sunday morning as the loaded tanker was heading towards Oshodi from Apapa, where it loaded diesel.
According to the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, the tanker was carrying a large amount of fuel when it fell on the towing van, causing significant damage to both vehicles.
The service was quickly alerted and dispatched a team of firefighters to the scene to contain the situation.
The injured person was rescued and rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.
The cause of the accident is under investigation and more details will be released as they become available.