The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News guardian.ng 18 Jul, 2021 20:00 am

Otedola Bridge: 40 feet container crushes 2 vehicles, kills

Otedola Bridge: 40 feet container crushes 2 vehicles, kills
A 40-feet container on Sunday crushed two cars, leaving one perdon dead and the other injured on the Otedola Bridge, the NAN reports.

He also said the yet to be identified but injured driver of the container-laden truck that crushed the two cars was ferried to the Trauma Centre near FRSC Office by old Lagos-Ibadan Toll Gate.“The yet-to-be-identified injured truck driver conveying the 40 feet container that crushed two vehicles which left one driver dead, was hurriedly ferried to the Trauma Centre.“One adult male lost his life, while the driver of the container truck sustained serious injuries and has been rushed to the Lagos Trauma Centre.“LASEMA in a just-concluded operation involving one fatality, rescued a seriously injured truck driver at the Otedola bridge incident scene this morning, July 18.

Mr Nosa Okunbor, the Head of Public Affairs, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), who confirmed the incident, said that the remains of the victim were claimed by his relatives.“Remains of the late driver of one of the vehicles, one Mr Lawal, has been claimed by his relatives as the agency worked assiduously to evacuate all impediments from the road,” he said.

Read full story at guardian.ng