Seven persons trapped as container falls on three cars in Lagos

A container that fell on three automobiles along the LASU-Igando route in Lagos is alleged to have imprisoned at least seven people.

On Monday, March 28, the container fell on the vehicles between Omark and Akeson bus stop in Igando while being transported on a truck to an unknown location.

Within minutes following the incident, one of the trapped automobiles caught fire.

Ibrahim Farinloye, the Public Relations Officer of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in the South-Southwest zone, who confirmed the news, said the disaster occurred about 9:45 p.m.

A container on top of a moving trailer, according to Farinloye, fell on three vehicles: a Sienna, a Toyota, and another car.

Farinloye said a container on top of a moving trailer fell on three vehicles, Sienna, Toyota and another vehicle.

He said one of the vehicles had some passengers inside and that the incident happened in front of Omark School by Dapson Bus stop, Akesan, Igando Lagos State.

“Three persons have since been rescued I’ve and they are receiving treating in an hospital,” he added.

He said efforts to mobilise responders was on when a report came that fire outbreak was reported at the scene.

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