A big hauler stacked with 33, 000 liters of petroleum was on Friday associated with a head-on crash with a 33 tires Mack truck stacked with products along the Harbor Road in Calabar, Cross Rivers State.
“It was this evening when we heard a noisy bang at Harbor intersection in Calabar Municipal neighborhood government territory “
“A truck stacked with merchandise (33 tires) was coming into Calabar, while a 33, 000 liters fuel big hauler that was completely stacked with fuel was emerging from the Depot
“The fuel big hauler was to haggle out of Calabar and by then, there was a distinction between the two drivers, possibly they misjudged themselves just as the policeman who was giving guidance” he expressed.,
At the point when WE reached the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Security And Civil Defense Corps, Eremi Solomon John, he said that however the mishap was not kidding, there was no loss
He said “The truck completely stacked with products coming into Calabar couldn’t hold its break as a result of the heap it was conveying and keeping in mind that the big hauler conveying the 33, 000 liter of fuel was at that point in the street arranging
“So they ran into themselves and a noisy bank resulted. The one that ran into it had it front packed with the driver (Trailer Driver inside). We say thanks to God for the fire administration from EPZ and the Nigeria Port Authority Fire Service trucks that accompanied the Nigeria Security Civil Defense debacle supervisory group to save the circumstance.
“We needed to tow the truck a little in reverse so the effect, one on one with the big hauler will be diminished. Fuel began licking from the big hauler and was pouring overall street and if there was a little fire, the entire of the spaces including Police Station, Mopol 11, and different foundations would have been overwhelmed by fire”
John who verified the officials account said, “the fire fighters attempted, they were siphoning water on the big hauler to diminish the force of the fuel and furthermore kill the one on the ground until they carried another truck to reload the item into it
“While the security men need to tear the other vehicle to eliminate the driver and fortunately enough, we had the option to eliminate the driver and surged him to the emergency clinic and there was no setback” he expressed.
At the point when we reached the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Cross River State, Cyprian Offordu affirmed the mishap and lamented its event, “My men have gone there to safeguard the circumstance” he said