Two persons have been confirmed dead while three others were injured after a 20-feet container fell on a commercial bus at Ilasamaja on the Oshodi-Badagry Expressway in Lagos state.
A statement released by the Director-General Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, today July 27, said the accident occurred on Sunday, July 26 and that the dead bodies and injured persons were taken to the Isolo General Hospital.
Oke-Osanyintolu said those who died had been identified as a male and female.
He said when the LASEMA Responder got to the scene, it discovered that the truck with registration number SGM 715 XA and loaded with a 20-ft container had collided with the commercial bus discharging passengers under the bridge at Ilasamaja at about 7p.m.
He said that three other passengers, including the bus driver, sustained injuries and were transferred to the Isolo General Hospital by LASEMA’’s Responder.