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Tuesday 16 May 2023

No Death Recorded in Lagos Container Accident — LASEMA

By Nurat Uthman

The Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA) late Monday night said the container- laden truck that fell on a Toyota Camry around Cement area inward Dopemu did not lead to any loss of lives.

In a statement issued by LASEMA Permanent Secretary, Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, the Toyota Camry was parked by the roadside with no occupants in it when the incident happened.

According to the LASEMA boss, “Upon arrival at the scene, it was discovered that an IVECO truck laden with 20ft container with unknown registration number and Toyota Camry with registration number JJJ 633 HX were involved in an accident at the above-mentioned location.

“Further investigation gathered at the scene revealed that the truck, while it was stationed on the roadside fell on a car that was parked by the roadside.

 “No loss of life or injury recorded.

“The Agency’s LRT, LASG FIRE, LASTMA, LNSC and Nigeria police force are on ground managing the traffic situation.

“The Agency’s heavy duty equipment (crane) is enroute. Recovery operation ongoing. Updates to follow.”

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