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Another container-laden truck falls on bus, kills two, injured three


Two people lost their lives as a container-laden truck fell lost control and fell on a commercial bus at Ilasamaja part of Mile 2 in Lagos as a container-laden truck falls on bus.

The truck was said to have lost control as a result of over speed and ran into the commercial bus which was stationed and discharging passenger close to the bridge.

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Three other passengers got hurt badly including the driver of the commercial bus while three other passengers were reportedly rescued unhurt by emergency responders, who visited the scene of the incident.

In the same vein, three others were lucky to have escaped from the accident unhurt as the truck falls on bus.

The Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the incident and said the injured victims were taken to hospital for treatment, adding that two persons died.

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He said, “Upon arrival at the scene, it was discovered that a truck, with the number plate, SGM 715 XA, loaded with a 20ft container, ram into a commercial bus stationed at the Ilasa under bridge, which was discharging some of its passengers.

“The impact of the fallen container led to the immediate death of two passengers, one male and one female. Three other passengers, including the bus driver, were rescued with injuries and have been transferred to the Isolo General Hospital. Three passengers escaped unhurt”.



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