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Commotion As Derailed Truck Kills Pedestrian On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Posted by Samuel on Wed 03rd Feb, 2021 - tori.ng

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

Derailed truck

Photo credit: The Nation

According to a report by The Nation, a truck carrying grain has killed a pedestrian.

The truck derailed off the Lagos-Ibadan road forcing it to crush the 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.

As at the time of this report 12.21 pm the crashed truck was yet to be moved out of the road.

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



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