*By Kazeem Awojoodu, Ibadan.
A 40ft Containerized truck has crashed on a Toyota Camry car in Lagos.
SWIndependentnews.com.ng gathered that a 40 feet tall containerized truck (DAF blue color), fell on a Toyota Camry with registration number KRD 822 FZ at about 1838hrs at Ojuelegba inward Stadium on Funsho Williams Avenue.
The development has been confirmed through a reports from the Federal Road Safety Corps Lagos Sector Command.
According to the reports which was issued and signed by the stated as thus, “we wish to inform the general public that the crash left all the 4 occupants of the car trapped under the fallen truck.
Commander Olusegun Ogungbemide, Sector Commander FRSC Lagos Sector Command Corps in his reactions over the sad occurrence warned owners of articulated vehicles that are not maintaining minimum safety standards to keep such vehicles off the road for the sake of the innocent motoring public or face the wrath of the law.
Ogungbemide stressed that the crash would have been more devastating if not that the container was properly twist locked.
He commended all the rescue agencies for their swift response that assisted in rescuing all the trapped victims alive.
He further commended Lagos state government for availability of the state of the art rescue equipment that made the operations seamless.
He advise all motoring public to be more careful especially as we enter the peak of the end of year activities.
He therefore called for the motoring public along the corridor to exercise patience and cooperate with the emergency teams on ground as recovery process is still ongoing.
However, the 4 occupants has been rescued alive and being attended to by LASAMBUS.
The recovery carried out by LASEMA forklift with the support of response teams of FRSC, Nigeria Army, Nigeria Police and LASTMA.