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.”