One dead as car collides with truck in Lagos

Saturday, May 11, 2024 
An unidentified female passenger was reported dead after a car conveying her was involved in a head-on collision with a stationary 20-foot containerised truck at Isolo Under bridge inward Oshodi, Lagos State on Friday.

The Kia car, with registration number KWL-475CZ, travelling at a high speed, collided with the truck on the highway, according to a statement by the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority.

While the car driver sustained injuries, the female passenger died in the car due to the impact of the collision.

LASTMA officials and men of the Nigeria Police were on the ground to rescue the trapped person inside the car, and the dead victim has been bagged, and handed over to the Lagos State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit for transportation to the morgue.

The report noted that the damaged car had been relocated to Olosan Police Station.

The identities of the victims were yet to be known at the time of filing this report.

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