May 29, 2024

Derailed truck kills pedestrian on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

A truck carrying grain has derailed off the Lagos-Ibadan road forcing it to crush a pedestrian to death as it emptied its content on the pavement.

The accident has occasioned serious traffic along the busy corridor.

Attempts by emergency agencies comprising: Nigeria Police , Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and others has created a bedlam on the road as the section of the corridor outwards Lagos at Arepo junction was blocked

Hundreds of commuters had to divert to the alternate road towards Punch Place to connect out of the gridlock.

The crashed truck was yet to be moved out of the road.

The crushed pedestrian, has, however been packed in a body bag.