A holder loaded truck on Friday moved back on Military quarters Ojuelegba connect in Lagos and harmed seven vehicles however no life was lost.
The News Office of Nigeria (NAN) journalist who was at the scene, said that the mishap happened at around 7: 25 a.m.
The Head of Activities of the Lagos State Traffic The board Specialist (LASMA) Surulere, Mr Adebayo Olusegun, said his group arrived the scene of the mishap exactly when the trailer was moving down the extension.
As per him, the trailer was not conveying overwhelming burden but rather it simply moved down the scaffold.
“We say thanks to God that no life was lost and it generally happened that trucks moved back on the scaffold subsequent to climbing. This isn’t a brake disappointment however seven vehicles were influenced,” Olusegun said.
A driver working with Ability Media Organization, Mr Christopher Ebule, said his transport with Reg. No Lagos EKY-921FQ was going to climb the extension however found that the trailer was moving back and different vehicles were behind him.
“I attempted to move to the opposite side of the scaffold while the trailer descended ceaselessly and scratched our organization transport,” he said.
A Corps part, who was at the scene of the mishap, Mr Michael Afolayan, noticed that, “Notwithstanding an Endlessness Jeep that obstructed the trailer, the trailer would have guaranteed numerous lives toward the beginning of today”.
“We laud the Lagos State Government for guaranteeing that holders must be snared while proceeding onward Lagos streets. If not the holder could fall and murder a bystander.
“Trailer drivers should obey government decides that constrained them to take the administration path however they continued climbing the Ojuelegba-Encampment connect.
“I think the trailer driver is attempting to stay away from coercion by touts and this had caused numerous mishaps on Ojuelegba – Sleeping quarters Extension,” Afolayan said.
He encouraged the Lagos State Government to make accessible security offices that would prevent touts from coercing cash from trailer drivers.
Afolayan said that legislature should set up firm punishment for guilty parties of laws to spare lives and property of the natives.
The driver of the 40ft compartment loaded truck had been captured and taken to Region ‘C’ Police headquarters at Sleeping quarters Transport Stop.