The number of casualties are yet to be ascertained as many people were reportedly trapped underneath a container that fell off a truck onto a Bus Rapid Transit lane on Ikorodu Road, Lagos.
According to eyewitnesses, the accident occurred around 8.30 pm at the Agric area of Ikorodu.
The truck, which was heading for Ikorodu, was said to be conveying an unlatched container.
The Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Femi Oke-Osayintolu, who confirmed the accident, said he had yet to ascertain the number of casualties.
“We have deployed our men there. I do not know the number of casualties. We are there to move the container and save lives,” he said.
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An official of LASEMA confirmed the incident, adding that rescue operation was ongoing as of 9.33 pm around the Agric bus stop.