Trailer crashes into residential building in Lagos


An articulated truck crashed into a residential building at Owode-Onirin on Thursday in Lagos.

The accident occured at about 4.10 p.m. on Lagos-Ikorodu expressway.

Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) confirmed that only the empty truck was involved in the mishap.

“The articulated truck veered off the road and crashed into a residential building at Owode-Onirin,’’ he told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

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No injuries were recorded as the driver and residents of the building were unhurt.

Oke-Osanyintolu said that the accident was caused by the recklessness of the driver.

The truck has been taken off the building, and the incident under investigation by Owode Onirin police station.

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