3 men scooping vegetable oil from a fallen tanker, were, yesterday, killed at Odogunyan, Ikorodu, Lagos when the tanker’s head suddenly turned and crushed them to death.
According to a witness, a woman was also badly injured by the tanker. It was gathered that residents had rushed to the scene thinking the fallen tanker was laden with petroleum products.
It was gathered that the head of the tanker was detached from its body, but the tanker was still standing. The people were still scooping when the tanker fell on them.