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Tragedy as truck crushes one to death in Lagos

TRAGEDY struck in the early hours of Thursday, at COSTAIN area of Lagos when a fallen 40-feet container laden truck, fell on a vehicle, crushing a yet to be identified man to death.

The incident, occured at about 5.30 am while three others including a female, sustained different degrees of injuries.

Men of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, members of the Nigerian Police, and
Lagos State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit, SEHMU, and other emergency responders are currently at the scene for rescue operations.

Permanent Secretary, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, who confirmed the incident, said, “LASEMA, LRT, LASAMBUS officials has handed over the bagged remains of the unidentified adult male crushed to death by the fallen 40-feet container at COSTAIN roundabout to officials of SEHMU.”

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