According to Faro's District Relief Operations Center (CDOS), the accident occurred early in the morning, at 7:51 am, causing the death of a 35-year-old man.

"The causes of the accident are unknown and are being investigated by the National Republican Guard (GNR)", said the same source.

The rescue operations involved 18 operatives from the Lagos Volunteer Firefighters, the National Institute for Medical Emergency (INEM) and GNR, supported by seven vehicles.