Three rescued, many trapped after container falls on three vehicles in Lagos

Three rescued, many trapped after container falls on three vehicles in Lagos

A container has fallen on three vehicles along the LASU-Igando road in Lagos, trapping at least seven people.

On Monday, March 28, a container fell from a truck onto vehicles near Omark and Akeson bus stops in Igando while it was being transported to an unknown destination.

One of the trapped vehicles burst into flame minutes after the incident occurred.

Public Relations Officer of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in the South-southwest region, Ibrahim Farinloye, who confirmed the development, said the accident happened around 9:45pm

Farinloye said a container on top of a moving trailer fell on three vehicles, Sienna, Toyota and another vehicle.

He said one of the vehicles had some passengers inside and that the incident happened in front of Omark School by Dapson Bus stop, Akesan, Igando Lagos State.

“Three persons have since been rescued I’ve and they are receiving treating in an hospital,” he added.

He said efforts to mobilise responders was on when a report came that fire outbreak was reported at the scene.

One of the trapped vehicles was reported to have burst into flame minutes after the incident occurred.

Three rescued, many trapped after container falls on three vehicles in Lagos

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