At least two persons have been confirmed dead while several others injured as laden 20ft. Container fell on a commercial bus, insidenaija can report.
The incident happened on Monday morning, when a truck with number plates SGM 715 XA loaded with a 20ft. Container fell on a commercial bus situated Ilasamaia beneath the bridge along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway killing two persons on a spot and several others injured in the process.
An eyewitness who narrate how the tragedy happened to Vanguard reporter, said that the incident occurred when the bus was discharging it passengers at the bus stop.
“The impact of the fallen truck led to the immediate death of two yet-to-be-identified “The impact of the fallen truck led to the immediate death of two yet-to-be-identified passengers; one male and one female,” sengers; one male and one female,” the eyewitness told vanguards correspondents.
Confirming the incident Lagos State Emergency Management Agency(LASEMA) General Manager Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the driver alongside with three other passengers were rescued with injuries and rushed to Isolo General Hospital.
He further said that three other passengers escaped without being hurt, adding that bodies of the victim had been taken to Isolo General Hospital.