- There was an accident on the Otedola bridge on Saturday, January 4
- The ghastly accient involved a Lexus Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) and tipper loaded with granite
- It all happened when the tipper collided with the SUV and fell off the bridge leaving some persons injured
A ghastly accident on the popular Otedelo Bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Saturday, January 4, reportedly left at least two persons dead.
The terrible accicident took place when a tipperloaded with granite collided with a Lexus Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV).
The collission forced the tipper to fall off the bridge leading to much damage to the vehicle, Nigerian Tribune reports.
According to the management of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), which confirmed the incident, among those who were injured, three others were rescued, while two were given medical treatment.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that tragedy struck at the popular Ogbete main market in Enugu state on Friday, January 3, after a fire outbreak which started in a foam shop destroyed some structures and properties.
However, the flames were put out by traders and shop owners who intervened using fire extinguishers before the arrival of the fire service in the state.
The chief fire officer in Enugu, Okwudiri Ohaa, was thankful to the traders who had the presence of mind and braveness to quench the inferno.
In another post, Legit.ng reported that a Nigerian soldier identified as Gabriel Osemudiamen had reportedly passed away in a car crash barely two weeks after his wedding.
The newlywed died in a fatal auto accident on Monday, December 2, in Warri, Delta state. It was gathered that the soldier reportedly tied the knot with his bride simply identified as Ivie on Saturday, November 16.
According to reports, the accident had occurred while he was driving along a bridge in Warri. It was said that the car developed a fault and plunged into a river.
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