Scene of the incident
April 10 – Picture: Fuel Tanker Killed Nigerian Naval Officer In Apapa Lagos
A Nigerian navy officer lost his life on Wednesday around 5am in Apapa area of Lagos.
The navy officer identified as 47-year-old Tali Muhammed was sleeping when a tanker with plate # JJJ 737 XH was heading to a private park on Dockyard Road in Apapa.
Muhammed who was part of a traffic team overseeing the smooth passage of trucks and other vehicles on the road, where Naval Training Command Headquarters was located was suddenly awoken by the noise of the speeding truck..
The Adamawa indigene was said to have ordered the driver to stop. Unaware that the victim was at the back of the vehicle, the driver simply identified as Mike put the vehicle in reverse.
The warranty officer in the navy was immediately crushed to death.
The tyres of the tanker climbed his body and broke his skull.
His colleagues barred eyewitnesses from taking the gory pictures of him.