Articulated truck crashes into residential building in Lagos

A picture of a lone accident by an articulated vehicle crashed a building situated at Owode-Onirin of Lagos.

By Aisha Cole

Lagos – An articulated truck lost control and crashed into a building situated at Owode-Onirin on Thursday in Lagos.

Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) confirmed the accident, saying it happened around 4.10 p.m. on Lagos-Ikorodu expressway.

He said that a preliminary report on the accident along Owode Onirin 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 told a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

He, however, said that no injury was recorded as the driver and residents of the building were unhurt.

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

He said that the truck had been recovered 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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