Containerized truck falls on car with 4 occupants in Lagos

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Lagos State has provided an update on the crash that occurred Sunday night at Ojuelegba, inward the Stadium area on Funsho Williams Avenue.

A 40ft containerized truck (DAF blue color) fell on a Toyota Camry with registration number KRD 822 FZ.

A statement by Route Commander Olabisi Sonusi, FRSC Public Education Officer said all four occupants of the car were evacuated alive.

The victims were attended to by the Lagos Ambulance Service, LASAMBUS.

The rescue operation involved the FRSC, LASEMA, Army, Police and LASTMA.

FRSC Lagos Sector Commander, Olusegun Ogungbemide warned owners of articulated vehicles to maintain minimum safety standards or stay off the road.

Ogungbemide noted that the crash would have been more devastating if the container was properly twist locked.

The commander hailed security and emergency agencies for their swift response.

He also commended the Lagos government for providing orescue equipment that made the operations seamless.

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