Lagos commuters killed as container falls on vehicles

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A 40ft container fell on vehicles plying the Cele bus stop along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Lagos State killing many commuters.

A driver of one of the popular yellow commercial buses was immediately confirmed dead while the other two managed to escape.

According to a source who craved anonymity, about five of the passengers in the bus that the container fell on were rushed to the hospital and confirmed dead.

Meanwhile, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority while confirming the incident on Thursday afternoon said the accident happened at the main carriageway of PM gas station inward Cele express.

“It involved an upturned 40ft container on a commercial bus.

“Police officers from Ilasa division are on the ground doing the needful and also effort is on for recovery,” the agency wrote on its official Facebook page.

However, the agency did not reveal the number of casualties involved in the incident

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