Falling Container Crushes Man To Death In Lagos

LAGOS MAY 3RD (NEWSRANGERS)-A container yesterday fell on a motor boy at the Itire axis of Oshodi – Mile 2 Expressway, Lagos, crushing him to death.
The truck with registration number, KTU 141 XK carrying a 20feet container was conveying a container and had a lone accident at Iyana – Itire and the container fell on a motor boy, Ahmed.
A Police source said that at about 5.am that the accident occurred, the Lagos State Traffic Officer, CSP Oriyomi Titilayo Ilasanmi was contacted on phone by policemen on routine patrol.
The police officer who spoke on the condition of anonymity as he was not supposed to speak to the press said the woman traffic officer also contacted the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), which officials arrived the scene.
The police officer said the boy died on the spot.
As at press time health workers were evacuating the mashed body of the motor boy that litter the scene.
However, policemen led by CSP Oriyomi, other traffic management agencies and sister agencies were controlling the traffic while armed policemen were guiding the scene to prevent hoodlums from cashing in on the situation to cause problems in the area.
The container caused heavy traffic on the road, forcing passengers to trek long distances.

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