Scores escape death as container laden truck falls on vehicles in Lagos

Scores of commuters and drivers on Monday escaped death in Lagos as truck laden with container fell on of stationary vehicles in Igando area of Lagos

According to officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency-LASEMA, the accident occurred at Barracks Bus-Stop inward Trade Fair.

“it was discovered that a truck with an unknown registration number conveying a 40Feet container fell on three stationary vehicles and one tricycle with registration numbers, Toyota Yaris, black colour LSR 247 GP, grey colour Honda CRV LND 80 BS, ash SUZUKI Mini Bus KSF 904 XY and TVS green Tricycle AGL 831 QL” A statement from LASEMA reads.

The statement added that “Further investigation gathered at the scene of the incident revealed that the accident was caused due to reckless driving of the driver, hence the container lost balance and fell on the vehicles obstructing 80percent of the road.”

No loss of life nor injuries recorded at the scene of the incident.

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