Two escape death as container falls on cars at Apapa Tin-Can

Two escape death as container falls on cars at Apapa Tin-Can

Drivers of two cars, a Sienna and a Camry, escaped death when a truck laden with 1 x 20 feet container fell on the two vehicles at Tin-Can Island, Apapa, Lagos, on Friday, July 27.

Vanguard reports that an eyewitness said that the truck’s brakes failed while descending from the bridge linking Tin-can Island to Apapa just before the round-about.

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Legit.ng gathered that the eyewitness said in an attempt to avoid hitting the vehicles that were in front of him, the truck driver had claimed the pavement, causing the truck to tilt to the side.

Two escape death as container falls on cars at Apapa Tin-Can

A truck fell on stationary Sienna and Camry cars at Tin-can Island to Apapa, Lagos on Friday, July 27.

It was reported that on sighting the approaching truck the drivers of the cars got out of the vehicles before the tilting truck and its containers fell on them.

Two escape death as container falls on cars at Apapa Tin-Can

A truck fell on stationary Sienna and Camry cars at Tin-can Island to Apapa, Lagos on Friday, July 27.

The newspaper said that some security operatives from the Nigeria police, Nigerian Army and personnel of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) were on ground when it visited the scene.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the owner of the petrol tanker, that sparked last month’s inferno, on Otedola Bridge, Lagos, was arrested by the police.

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Source: Legit.ng

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