Tragedy As Truck Gets Stuck Under Lagos Bridge, LASTMA Shares Video, Photos

Tragedy As Truck Gets Stuck Under Lagos Bridge, LASTMA Shares Video, Photos

  • The structural integrity of the Ijesha Pedestrian Bridge in Lagos has been compromised, according to LASTMA
  • The agency on Wednesday, March 16, stated that a truck got stuck under the bridge and caused serious damage to it
  • LASTMA, therefore, warned motorists and other Lagosians around the area to apply utmost caution

Ijesha, Lagos - Motorists and pedestrians around the Ijesha Bridge in Lagos were on Wednesday, March 16, alerted to apply caution in their movement.

The warning came from the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) following a truck currently stuck under the bridge, leading to its partial damage.

Ijesha Bridge
LASTMA warned that the structural integrity of the bridge has been compromised (Photo: @followlastma)
Source: Twitter

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In a tweet on Wednesday seen by The Cable, LASTMA noted that the structural integrity of the bridge has been compromised.

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The agency warned:

“Be advised, this truck was reported to have been stuck at Ijesha bridge inward Oshodi. Drive with care on this route.
“Be advised, the structural integrity of the pedestrian bridge at Ijesha inward Oshodi has been compromised greatly, therefore it is in the interest of pedestrians to avoid it as much as possible.
“Motorists plying this route, or with the intention of plying this route, need to do so with maximum caution.”

The car somersaulted 7 times: Nigerian man survives road accident, his "miraculous" escape stuns people online

Meanwhile, a Nigerian man had taken to social media to celebrate his miraculous escape from death after a car he was travelling in somersaulted seven times.

The man identified as Mathew Ogunjobi said the incident happened along the popular Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

Car badly damaged

Ogunjobi shared his story on LinkedIn, saying even though the tank of the car was filled with fuel, nothing still happened to him. No one looking at the car and how it was squeezed would agree that Mathew came out of it alive.

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Narrating his story, he wrote:

"I don't believe that I Mathew Ogunjobi can still be alive after the vehicle somersaulted for 7 times with full tank of fuel on Lagos-Ibadan expressway but my God is a great God. I was shouting JESU! JESU! ! JESU!! And my JESUS safe me. It is a living God."


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