One dead as container falls on two cars in Lagos

A yet to be identified motorist died on Saturday in an auto crash imvolving two vehicles and an articulated truck carrying a 20 feet container.along Mobolaji Bank Anthony way in Ikeja, Lagos.

LASEMA General Manager, Adesina Tiamiyu, confirming the incident, said that the container fell on a car and trapped the occupant who died in the process before he could be attended to.

The LASEMA boss also said the occupant of the other vehicle survived the accident, but sustained serious injuries.

“Upon arrival of the LASEMA Response Team (LRT) at the incident scene, it was observed that a multiple accident involving a 20 feet container fell off its flat bed on two cars on Mobalaji Bank Anthony way by NITEL Bus stop. One adult male sustained serious injuries and one adult male was trapped dead.

“The trapped victim was extricated and bagged by the LRT.  However the affected vehicles and container had been recovered also and subsequently taken to Lastma yard, Oshodi. The road is now clear for vehicular activities,” Tiamiyu said.

 

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