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Truck plunges into Bus Rapid Transit station in Lagos state

A truck with registration number KTU 437 XU said to have experienced a mechanical failure and drifted from the road on Sunday plunged into a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) station located at Oshodi in Lagos State

Penpushing reports that, the Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Femi Oke-Osanyintolu as at the time of filing this report said officials of the agency are in the process of recovering the overturned articulated truck.

“LASEMA has activated the emergency response plan in the recovery of an overturned, empty trailer that plunged into the BRT terminal from Oshodi Oke axis of the state.Reports have it that an overturned Trailer with registration no. KTU 437 XU had plunged into the BRT Terminal in Oshodi due to mechanical failure was causing obstruction along the axis’, he explained.

Penpushing further reports that, the Public Relations Officer of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Nosa Okunbor, in his own submission, said a distress call was received on Sunday afternoon that an empty trailer plunged into the above location.

“On arrival at the scene of the incident, the LRT discovered a trailer with reg no. KTU 437 XU overturned due to mechanical fault (brake failure) while descending the bridge and fell into the BRT terminal thereby causing obstruction along the axis’,he said.

Penpushing also reports that the agency spokesman. however, said no casualties were recorded in the incident adding that  the agency was in the process of evacuating the truck off the road for free traffic flow in the axis as at the time of this report

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