Trailer, lorry collision kills two

Trailer and lorry collision in Lagos state has led to the death of two person on Tuesday, November 8.

Trailer and lorry collision leaves two dead

The General Manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA,  Mr Adesina Tiamiyu, said the agency received an alert on Tuesday, November 8, of the accident, Daily Post reports.

According to a statement signed by the general manager, preliminary investigations into the accident by the ERT at the scene, revealed that a trailer conveying iron rods with registration number Lagos AGL 86 XN, on high speed, collided with another trailer loaded with cement parked on the side of the road resulting in two fatalities.

“The driver of iron rod loaded truck identified as Mubarak and the motor boy identified as Baki were trapped dead.

“They were extricated by the LASEMA ERT and were handed over to the Nigerain Police from Elemoro Police Station, while the two trucks were also towed to the same police station for further investigation”, he said.

Daily Post reports that operatives of LASEMA, FRSC and the Nigerian Police Force were at the scene of the accident.

Tiamiyu assured that further investigations would be carried out into the incident by the appropriate authorities.

However, the general manager urged motorists to abide by safety precautions while driving and to ensure that vehicles that break down along the road are well parked.

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