The container was being transported on a truck to an unknown destination when it fell on the vehicles between Omark and Akeson bus stop in Igando
- The accident happened around 9:45pm
EKO HOT BLOG reports that a yet to be ascertain number of persons are currently trapped under a container that fell on top of three vehicles along the LASU-Igando road, Lagos.
Already, three occupant’s of one of the vehicles have been rescued by residents.
It was learnt that the container was being transported on a truck to an unknown destination when it fell on the vehicles between Omark and Akeson bus stop in Igando.
One of the trapped vehicles burst into flame minutes after the incident occurred.
Ibrahim Farinloye, Public Relations Officer of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in the South-southwest region, who confirmed the unfortunate incident, said the accident happened around 9:45pm.
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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