Tragedy struck yesterday as a truck carrying two containers actually tumbled upon a bus carrying passengers and a pastor of one of the popular penticostal churches alongside his wife,their two children and a church worker were affected as they were crushed to death.

Tragedy struck yesterday as a truck carrying two containers actually tumbled upon a bus carrying passengers and a pastor of one of the popular penticostal churches alongside his wife,their two children and a church worker were affected as they were crushed to death.

Tragedy struck yesterday as a truck carrying two containers actually tumbled upon a bus carrying passengers and a pastor of one of the popular penticostal churches alongside his wife,their two children and a church worker were affected as they were crushed to death.

This unfortunate incident happened while they were on their way home from the monthly vigil of the church.

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It happened that the tires of the vehicle carrying the containers unexpectedly lost pressure which made the vehicle lose control,throwing down the containers in the process on the bus carrying the victims.

It has been gathered that five people died on the spot while three others were trapped in the bus.

In the latest developments,officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency ,The Nigerian Police, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Fire Service, and Lagos State Ambulance Service raced to the scene and has succeeded in rescuing the three.
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It was a gory site as the scene of the accident was littered with dismembered human parts which was later taken away by the rescue workers and eyewitness confirmed that the truck driver fled the scene as soon as the incident occurred.

Commissioner of Police Fatai Owoseni who visited the accident scene has confirmed that five persons died in the incident and three others were rescued and added that it was high time drivers started obeying traffic rules and ensuring that their car parts were in order before they hit the road.

He said:

“We will spare nothing to arrest the driver of this truck. Even the truck owner, under the Lagos State Traffic Rules, has some questions to answer. We would focus attention more on people conforming with the law.

He urged those who suspect that their relatives could be among the victims to go to Alausa Police Station for identification"

So sad...

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