Tragedy struck, Friday night time, 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-Common of Lagos State Emergency Administration Company, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the incident.
It was gathered that the truck, loaded with an empty 40-foot container, all of the sudden 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.
“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 acknowledged.
In current instances, circumstances of containers falling of vans a killing motorists and passengers alongside the Oshodi-Apapa stretch have change into frequent.
Two workers members of FAAN the place victims earlier within the month, whereas on July 26, one other container fell on a industrial bus, killing two. Each incidents have been at Ilasa Bus Cease, just a few kilometres from Odo-Olowu Bus Cease, the place right this moment’s incident occurred.