Many Feared Dead As 40ft Container Falls On Vehicles In Lagos

Tragedy occured at Cele Ijesha bus stop along Oshodi Apapa expressway, Lagos, after a 40 feet container fell on three vehicles, killing many commuters.

According to The Punch, the driver of one of the popular yellow commercial buses was immediately confirmed dead while the other two managed to escape.

About five of the passengers in the bus that the container fell on, were rushed to the hospital and confirmed dead, according to reports.

Meanwhile, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority while confirming the incident on Thursday afternoon said the accident happened at the main carriageway of PM gas station inward Cele express.

“It involved an upturned 40ft container on a commercial bus.

“Police officers from Ilasa division are on the ground doing the needful and also effort is on for recovery,” the agency wrote on its official Facebook page.However, the agency did not reveal the number of casualties involved in the incident.

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