Ex-beauty queen and founder of Rikaoto by ME fashion brand, Maryam Elisha narrowly escaped death on Sunday when her SUV went up in flames on Eko Bridge in Lagos.
According to her, when the fire started in her car, her brakes failed and her car doors couldn’t open up. Thankfully, onlookers were able to get her out before the fire spread. She shared photos of the burning car on her Instagram saying:
Thanking God for safety. Can you believe I came out of this burning car yesterday?
See photos of the burning SUV below:
See a photo of the SUV before the incident:
Watch a video of the incident on BN’s Instagram page:
Wow. This is so crazy. Former beauty queen/designer Maryam Elisha @maryamelisha survived this car fire on Sunday, 12th of March on Eko Bridge in Lagos. A fire started in her car, her brakes allegedly failed, her doors refused to open. Thankfully there were onlookers who were able to get her out before the fire spread. ??