Update: Nine Dead, One Rescued As Container Falls On A Bus In Lagos (Video)

Date: 29-01-2023 7:37 pm (1 year ago) | Author: Olusanya Akinrinola
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On Sunday, January 29th, nine people were killed in Lagos State when a container fell on a bus at the Ojuelegba bridge.
The bus was reportedly carrying a full load of passengers and nine fatalities were confirmed at the scene. An eyewitness reported that the trailer was trying to prevent the bus from passing when the accident occurred.

The Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu who confirmed the incident in a statement noted that an adult female was rescued alive.
“Upon arrival at the scene, a truck conveying a 20ft container was found to have landed on top of a commercial bus.

“Further investigations revealed that the bus was picking up passengers when the truck lost control and fell over the side of the bridge.

“After suspending the container load with the aid of the Agency’s forklift and cutting off the top of the bus with light rescue equipment, a single adult woman was extricated alive and taken to the trauma centre.

“Final casualty count is 9 fatalities comprising, 4 adult males, 3 adult females,1 boy child and 1 girl child and 1 adult female rescued alive.

“The Agency’s heavy-duty Goliath and teams from Onipan and Cappa are on ground. The Agency’s Ambulance, LASG FIRE, FED FIRE, LASTMA and Nigeria Police have been working on this situation which is now concluded.

“Further investigation to be carried out by the Nigeria Police on the removal of the barriers on the bridge aimed at preventing trucks from ascending,” the statement said.

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Posted: at 29-01-2023 07:37 PM (1 year ago) | Hero
- Kidfreshfunmi at 29-01-2023 07:55 PM (1 year ago)
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Flattened it like pancake.....and that's a metal bus. Don't want to know what happened to the bones and skulls. Good Lord!
Just irresponsible people; just irresponsible - the lot of them!
Posted: at 29-01-2023 07:55 PM (1 year ago) | Gistmaniac
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- gogoman at 29-01-2023 08:09 PM (1 year ago)
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Inna Lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un
Posted: at 29-01-2023 08:09 PM (1 year ago) | Grande Master
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- Allsense at 29-01-2023 08:41 PM (1 year ago)
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God have mercy!!!
Posted: at 29-01-2023 08:41 PM (1 year ago) | Gistmaniac
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- lanraymals9 at 29-01-2023 08:51 PM (1 year ago)
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What a way to die. RIP to the lost souls Embarrassed Embarrassed Embarrassed

Posted: at 29-01-2023 08:51 PM (1 year ago) | Newbie
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- kp45 at 29-01-2023 11:15 PM (1 year ago)
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May the souls of the departed rest in peace.
Posted: at 29-01-2023 11:15 PM (1 year ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Baye77 at 30-01-2023 06:39 AM (1 year ago)
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Quote from: kp45 on 29-01-2023 11:15 PM
May the souls of the departed rest in peace.
Ameen Ameen.
Posted: at 30-01-2023 06:39 AM (1 year ago) | Hero
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