Tanker Driver Bashes Police Van While Being Chased

There was pandemonium yesterday after a fuel tanker hit a police vehicle while being chased security operatives in Akwa Ibom state.

The police officers from anti-robbery division chased the tanker driver and blocked him off at Uyo village road by Calabar-Itu highway.

The driver being unable to bring the tanker to a halt, hit the Police van and fell into the ravine.

It was gathered that no death was recorded in the accident but some residents decided to take advantage of the situation as they gathered with their gallons and buckets to scoop spilled petroleum products despite the grave risk involved.

The driver will sure pass through a lot in the hands of the police.