LASEMA on rescue operation at accident scene

LASEMA ON RESCUE MISSION AT ACCIDENT SCENE ON TUESDAY

PIX 0171, 0176: Men of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) on a rescue mission at an accident scene at 7up adjacent motorways bus stop, Outward Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in the early hours of Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

PIX 0187, 0188, 0198, 0195: Men of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) using a crane to lift off a falling trailer and container at an accident scene at 7up adjacent motorways bus stop, Outward Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in the early hours of Tuesday, May 23, 2017. 

SITUATION REPORT ON THE ACCIDENT

Investigation carried out at the scene by the ERT revealed that the trailer with registration number LSD 379 XT suddenly developed a mechanical fault and fell on the road at the scene of the incident leaving the driver and motor boy trapped.

The trapped driver (Olatunji Akande) was rescued alive and taken to the trauma centre for treatment while the motor boy (Lekan) confirmed dead and was handed over to the State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit (SEHMU).

The Agency (LASEMA) carried out the recovery operation with the aid of its heavy-duty equipment (crane and low bed) to evacuate the accidented trailer and the container off the road.

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