May 27, 2024

Container falls on car, occupants rescued, truck driver flees

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Container fall on car, occupants rescued, truck driver flees

Three people were rescued on Sunday night after a container fell on a Toyota Corolla car in the Ojuelegba area of Lagos State.

Information gathered stated that the incident happened around 8 p.m.

The container-laden truck was said to be ascending the bridge when it tripped, fell off and crashed on the vehicle with the number plate JJJ-811-FV.

The Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye, in a statement, said the trapped victims include two male adults and a female.

The statement reads partly, “The rescue alert which was triggered at 8.45 pm on Sunday had the Sari Iganmu Rescue Crew of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service among other State Emergency Responders, including sympathizers rescued alive two male adult and a female adult who are occupants of the car while trailer driver with assistant escaped.

According to The Editorial, the three victims are being attended to at the Lagos State Accident and Trauma Centre after being administered first aid on the spot of the accident.”

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