Tragedy turned into prevented on Sunday afternoon as a trailer smashed into a constructing at the Kirikiri place of Lagos kingdom destroying several stores.
The incident triggered gridlock as most motorist who ply the newly commissioned Dillion avenue had to sluggish down around the scene of the incident in which evacuation was being done via the police.
A witness, who pleaded anonymity, informed newsmen on the scene that the truck turned into on complete speed whilst it veered throughout the road and smashed the streetlights, shops and the fence of a constructing.
even though no existence changed into misplaced and none become injured, the driving force of the truck escaped from the scene straight away after the crash.
meanwhile, the Federal street safety Corps (FRSC) on Sunday stated it had prosecuted 10 truck drivers for driving unlatched articulated vehicles on Lagos highways all through the month.
Mr. Hyginus Omeje, the Lagos state region Commander of FRSC stated that these have been many of the 52 truck drivers arrested by using FRSC officials for diverse traffic offences.
Omeje stated that they had been prosecuted on the Lagos nation cellular court docket following rampant instances of crashes recorded at the highways attributable to unlatched bins.
He said that the FRSC could accentuate arrests and prosecutions of vehicles located to be riding unlatched bins at the highways throughout the kingdom.
Omeje additionally warned motorists to avoid contending the roads with vehicles and articulated motors. “The FRSC remains committed to ensuring the safety of lives and houses on our roads. these days, there have been recurrent instances of boxes falling from vehicles at the same time as in motion, thereby, inflicting accidents and lack of lives.
“therefore, we have commenced a special operation targeted at tracking latched and unlatched packing containers once more.”