Truck crashes into residential building in Lagos (photos)

Just an illustration of an accident on Osogbo-Gbongan expressway.
Just an illustration of an accident on Osogbo-Gbongan expressway.
An articulated vehicle crashed a building situated at Owode-Onirin of Lagos.

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

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.


  1. Rehabilitated Terrorists from Northern Nigeria at work in the southern states of Nigeria. No week passes now without one or two incidents of petrol tanker or heavy explosions in the South of Nigeria or news of trucks running over people.

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