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40-foot container falls on 2 ladies in Lagos

Tragedy struck, Friday evening, at Odo-Olowu Bus Cease, Ijesha, alongside Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, when a container fell off a truck and crushed two younger ladies to dying. Each are but to be recognized.

The incident, it was gathered, occurred round 10.45p.m. Emergency responders have recovered the our bodies and brought them to a morgue.

The Director-Normal of Lagos State Emergency Administration Company, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the incident.

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It was gathered that the truck, loaded with an empty 40-foot container, out of the blue suffered brake failure and rammed right into a stationary truck, and the container fell off.

Nonetheless, the motive force of the ill-fated truck was rescued by LASEMA personnel, who took the injured man to a hospital.

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“Sadly, two grownup females misplaced their lives and their stays have been transported by State Environmental Well being Monitoring Unit, SEHMU, to the mortuary,” Oke-Osanyintolu said.

In latest instances, instances of containers falling of vans a killing motorists and passengers alongside the Oshodi-Apapa stretch have turn out to be frequent.

Two employees members of FAAN the place victims earlier within the month, whereas on July 26, one other container fell on a business bus, killing two. Each incidents had been at Ilasa Bus Cease, a couple of kilometres from Odo-Olowu Bus Cease, the place at the moment’s incident occurred.

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