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Truck crashes into residential building in Lagos

An articulated vehicle crashed a building situated at Owode-Onirin of Lagos.

The truck lost control and crashed into a building situated at Owode-Onirin on Thursday in Lagos.

Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) confirmed that the accident, saying it happened around 4.10 p.m. on Lagos-Ikorodu express.

He said that a preliminary report on the accident inward Owode Onirin revealed that the empty articulated truck was involved in a lone accident.

“The truck veered off the road and crashed into a residential building at Owode-Onirin,’’ Oke-Osanyintolu said.

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He, however, said that no injuries 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.
He said that the truck had been recovered off the building with the aid of a private tow truck.

He added that the incident had been handed over to the Police at Owode Onirin police station for further investigation.

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