Two persons have been reported to have died while several others have sustained various degrees of injuries after a truck accident that occurred on Monday, at the Ikorodu area of Lagos state.
HSENations understands that the incident happened at Agric bus stop in Ikorodu on Monday morning.
While confirming the accident, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu said; “Two people were dead. Three sustained major injuries and several others sustained minor injuries when a container fell on a Toyota Camry and three motorcycles.”
The truck conveying a 20ft container fully loaded with unknown items with registration number LSD-611XU was on top speed when the truck lost control due to brake failure while the container apparently well on a Toyota Camry car with registration number FKJ-732FS and the three motorcycles.
Oke-Osanyintolu added that the two bodies of the male victims had been taken to the mortuary while the injured who were initially treated by LASAMBUS had been moved to the Ikorodu General Hospital for further treatment.
“However, the commodities recovered from the container have been bagged and handed over to the Police at Owutu Police Station. The operation has been completed,” he said.