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Brake failure causes container’s fall on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway



An articulated truck conveying a 40ft container on Monday night fell on the Kara bridge end of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

This was confirmed by the Ogun State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ahmed Umar.

Umar however, noted there was no casualty.

He said, “The truck overturned as a result of brake failure and the two male occupants were not Injured. With the support of Julius Berger Company, the fallen container was pushed to one side of the road while MTD Ojodu Abiodun took custody of the crashed vehicle.”

The truck was said to be heading inward Ogun State at top speed when he lost control and overturned.

NewsWireNGR reports on Sunday, nine persons were confirmed dead, and one person was rescued alive after a truck conveying a 20-foot container fell on a commercial minibus at Ojuelegba in the Surulere area of Lagos state.

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