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Auto Crash: Truck driver crushed on Lagos Bridge

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A truck driver, have reportedly died on the Ojuelegba Bridge in Lagos when he got trapped in a multiple collision involving two other trucks on Monday.

Permanent Secretary at the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, made the announcement, saying the driver’s assistant escaped unscathed.

“A LASEMA Response Team encountered multiple accidents which involved three articulated trucks on Ojuelegba Bridge at 1.37 am while returning from a recovery operation in Ijora axis of Lagos.

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“The accident involved two trucks laden with sand and a third one laden with chicken feed.

“The lead truck, laden with sand reportedly suffered mechanical error on motion, which resulted in a sudden halt of movement.

“The two other trucks speeding from the rear rammed into the first truck trapping the deceased,’’ he stated.

According to him, the corpse had been removed and taken to a morgue.

“All affected vehicles have been recovered off the bridge to the LASTMA office at Iponri, Surulere.

“The Ojuelegba Bridge has been re-opened for safe and easy vehicular movement,’’ he stated.

Auto Crash: Truck driver crushed on Lagos Bridge

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