Nigeria: FRSC faults brake failure as two die in Lagos crash

Nigeria: FRSC faults brake failure as two die in Lagos crash

By Ahmad Hadizat Omayoza, Mamos Nigeria

Two yet-to-be-distinguished people lost their lives in a various accident that happened around the Alaka area of Eko Extension in Lagos on Wednesday.

PUNCH Metro assembled that five people were likewise hospitalized after they 

sustained  levels of wounds in the accident that elaborate a stacked MAC truck that collided into five vehicles and a transport.

Different vehicles included were a Lexus SUV (LSP 795 EW), Toyota Camry (AKD 606 HH), Toyota (LND 217 GX), Smaller than normal transport (FKJ 77 YG) and one more vehicle with number plate LSR 952 HZ.

An observer, Ishola Badmus, told PUNCH Metro that one of the vehicles that endured brake disappointment slammed into one more vehicle from behind, prompting a chain of accidents out and about.

Badmus said, “The truck’s brake fizzled and it smashed into a vehicle from behind. The truck nearly fell on its side as it floated and went across the street, hindering it altogether, and causing traffic hold up.

“The street was closed off for drivers coming from Apapa, as different vehicles needed to take the Costain course to proceed with their excursion inwards Alaka.”

Pictures got by our journalist showed a little vehicle caught under the white truck as individuals accumulated and put forth attempts to eliminate it.

Affirming the episode, the Lagos Area Administrator, Government Street Security Corps, Babatunde Farinloye, said the mishap was avoidable assuming that the vehicle was checked to be looking great before it was placed out and about.

 “Around 2pm on Wednesday, a various accident including six vehicles happened in Alaka. It was a consequence of a brake disappointment as the truck smashed into different vehicles. Two people passed on and five others were truly harmed and they have been taken to the Government Clinical Community for clinical consideration. The destruction of the vehicles has been eliminated from the street.

 “We encourage drivers to continuously ensure that their vehicles are in great shape before they put them making a course for forestall this sort of avoidable mishap,” he said.

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