Truck Plunges Into River In Lagos | Lagos Post Online

Truck Plunges Into River In Lagos

A yet to be identified number of persons are said to be missing after a truck fell off the Berger bridge into the Epe river in Lagos State.

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) confirmed the incident on Saturday in a tweet adding that the incident happened on Friday night.

Search and rescue operations are ongoing, the tweet said.

ALSO READ: Rotimi Bankole Rocks At 40, Launches SBI Media Workshop For Youths

“Upon arrival at the scene of the incident, it was discovered that a six-tyre truck loaded with sand fell into the river.

“The number of people in the truck can’t be ascertained at present.

“Since the early hours of today, a combined team of agency responders, Marine Rescue Unit, Nigeria Police and local divers are carrying out search and rescue operations.

“No deaths or casualties confirmed yet.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *