One dies as trailer falls on Lagos Road


Victim of the accident being carried away

One person has died as a trailer fell on the expressway along Lagos tollgate on Tuesday.

It was gathered that the trailer developed mechanical fault and fell on the road, leaving the motor boy dead while the driver escaped death.

The accident was said to have led to massive gridlock in the axis as motorists spent hours to navigate through the scene of the accident.

Investigation carried out at the scene by the the Emergency Rescue Team, ERT of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, revealed that the trailer with registration number LSD 379 XT suddenly developed a mechanical fault and fell on the road at the scene of the incident leaving the driver and motor boy trapped.


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The accidented trailer being taken out of the road

General Manager, LASEMA, Adesina Tiamiyu said the trapped driver (Olatunji Akande) was rescued alive…

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