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Articulated truck crashes into residential building in Lagos

Articulated truck crashes into residential building in Lagos
Written by Maritime First

A driver’s recklessness on Thursday afternoon, resulted in an articulated truck losing control and crashing into a building, situated at Owode-Onirin in Lagos. No life was lost.

The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu,who confirmed the incident noted that it happened around 4.10 p.m. on the Lagos-Ikorodu express.

He said that a preliminary report on the accident revealed that the empty articulated truck was involved in a lone accident.

“The articulated truck veered off the road and crashed into a residential building at Owode-Onirin,’’ he explained, adding that no injuries were recorded as the driver and residents of the building were unhurt.

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Oke-Osanyintolu said that the accident was caused by the recklessness of the driver.

He said that the truck had been removed off the building with the aid of a private tow truck.

He added that the incident had been handed over to the Police at Owode Onirin police station for further investigation.


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