Gridlock as truck crashes on Ikorodu road

The Ikorodu road in the state of Lagos was the scene of a single collision involving a heavy-duty truck, according to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency on Friday.

The collision happened in the inward stretch of the Palmgrove – Obanikoro end of the road, according to a statement from Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, Permanent Secretary of LASEMA.

The statement was titled, “Situation Report on the truck accident at inward Palmgrove – Obanikoro along Ikorodu Road”.

“Upon arrival of the agency’s team at the incident scene, it was observed that a truck conveying two payloaders had a lone accident.

“Further information gathered at the incident scene revealed that the truck lost control and rammed into a culvert due to brake failure.

“No casualty was recorded. However, the affected truck totally blocked an entire lane – BRT inclusive.

“The quick intervention of the Agency’s heavy-duty equipment crane and super metro has been provided to recover the impediment off the busy road. Recovery operation is ongoing.”

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