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Another Truck Crashes Into a Shop at Ojodu, Lagos After Brake Failure

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Twitter user @HRM_Estelle who shared the story on the platform, however added in her tweet that no life was lost in the accident.

While we are still mourning the aftermath of the tragedy who occurred at Otedola Bridge, Lagos yesterday, it has been reported that a truck reportedly rammed into a shop in Ojodu, Lagos after its brake failed.

Twitter user @HRM_Estelle however added in her tweet, that no life was lost in the truck crash. Here is what she wrote below;

Brake fails and crashed into a shop close to Ojodu LCDA. Trailer and tanker drivers need to get their vehicles checked. Every time ‘brake failure’


This is coming after the Lagos State Government issued a statement on the tanker explosion which rocked Otedola Bridge yesterday.

The Lagos State Government commiserated with families of victims who lost their lives and property in a fatal tanker explosion, which occurred on Thursday evening on Otedola Bridge, inward Ojodu Berger area of the State.

The incident, which occurred at about 5pm, left scores of vehicles burnt while some lives were lost. The Government, in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan, described the incident as a sad development, saying that the incident was most unfortunate and regrettable.


“On behalf of the Lagos State Government, we extend our deepest commiseration to the families of persons who lost their lives as well as properties to the incident. Our thoughts and prayers are with them in this time of pain and grief.

“As a government, we would not relent in putting measures in place to ensure safety of lives and property of all residents,” Bamigbetan said.

The Commissioner said that Governor Ambode has directed all relevant agencies to move into the area to normalise the apprehension that had taken over the area and to also ensure that those in need are adequately taken care of.

The governor assured that clearing of the highway of damaged vehicles to establish normal traffic flow would continue throughout the night until the objective is achieved.

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Updated: July 17, 2018 — 10:54 am

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