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One Dead As Truck Crushes Vehicles On Otedola Bridge

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....Truck driver is recovering - agency

One person was killed while another was injured on Sunday after a 40-foot container crushed two cars on Otedola Bridge. 

Spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nosa Okunbor, said the remains of the victim has been claimed by his relatives.

Mr. Okunbor also said the yet-to-be-identified but injured driver of the truck that crushed the two cars is recovering at a 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.

“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.

“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.

He also said the affected vehicles have been evacuated with the agency’s light and heavy-duty equipment.

Otedola bridge has been a recurring scene for accidents in Lagos State in the last few years.


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