BREAKING: Containerised truck crushes female biker in Lagos

A containerised truck has crushed a female biker to death at the Iganmu bridge in Lagos.

The incident occurred at about 6:15 am on Monday (Today) near Sifax inward Iganmu bridge.

The accident caused a serious gridlock along the road leading to Ijora axis.

Confirming the incident, the Special Adviser to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Transportation, Hon. Sola Giwa, said the containerized truck lost control and overturned on the female biker at the Iganmu Bridg.

Giwa said ” According to preliminary reports, the driver of the speeding truck lost control while descending the bridge, causing the truck to fall onto the female biker.

“The truck driver fled the scene following the accident.

“Responders from the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) and the Lasema Response Unit (LRU) swiftly arrived at the site to manage the rescue operation. The body of the deceased was recovered and transported by the Lagos State Ambulance Service (LASAMBUS), while the truck was cleared from the bridge to restore traffic flow.

” Security during the rescue was provided by officers from Ijora Badia”.

Giwa extended his condolences to the victim’s family, urging truck drivers to observe speed limits and traffic regulations.

He also called on motorcycle operators to adhere to the Lagos State Transport Sector Reform Law of 2018 for their safety and the safety of others.

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