A 40-foot container fell off a truck and crushed two young women who are yet to be identified to death at Odo-Olowu Bus Stop, Ijesha, along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway in Lagos State.
Emergency responders have recovered the bodies of victims and taken them to a morgue.
Director-General of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the incident which happened around 10.45p.m on Friday.
“Upon arrival, it was discovered that a truck loaded with an empty 40ft container suffered from brake failure and rammed into a stationary commercial truck,” he said.
Oke-Osanyintolu said the driver of the truck was rescued by the agency and taken to the nearest hospital by the LRU ambulance service.
“The driver of the truck was rescued by Agency responders and taken to nearest hospital by LRU ambulance service.
“Two adult females lost their lives and their remains are being transported by SEHMU to the mortuary. Recovery operation currently on going,” he said.
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