April 20, 2024

One Rescued In Lagos Accident

An accident that occurred in Ojuelegba area of Lagos has claimed the lives of Nigerians. According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), upon arriving at the scene of the incident, a truck conveying a 20 feet container was found to have landed on top of a commercial bus

It stated that further investigations revealed that the commercial bus was picking passengers within the location of the accident when the truck lost control and fell over the side of the bridge.

“After suspending the container load with the aid of the agency’s forklift and cutting off the top of the bus with light rescue equipment, a single adult woman was extricated alive and taken to the trauma centre.”

LASEMA disclosed that at the end of the rescue operation, the final casualty count was nine fatalities comprising, four adult males; three adult females; one boy child and one girl child.

“Further investigation to be carried out by the Nigeria Police on the removal of the barriers on the bridge aimed at preventing trucks from ascending,” the statement said.

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