Ramadan Tragedy! Contaier Crushes Seven To Death, Several Others Injured

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A 40-foot container which fell off a truck in the Alakija area on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway on Wednesday has killed no fewer than seven persons and has left 12 others injured.It was learnt that at about 7.30am, the truck, with number plate KRD 526 XP, moved from its lane to another lane and rammed into a commercial bus after its brakes failed. In the process, the container the truck was carrying fell, killing seven people and injuring about 12 others.

The incident which occured at Alakija bus stop left some commercial motorcycle riders at the bus stop were also trapped under the fallen container.

It was learnt that the minibus, with number plate EPE 972 XH, was crushed, while its passengers were trapped.

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