Eight people have died in an accident that occurred Thursday morning at Berger Bridge in Lagos. A truck loaded with firewood was said to have had a break failure while on break-neck speed.
The truck driver having lost control of the vehicle upended and landed on commuters waiting at the bus-stop, killing six of them. The truck driver and his assistants also died in the accident.
An eyewitness, Yunusa Mohammed, told Newsbreak.ng that ‘police and emergency responders arrived the scene early and had evacuated the corpses at the accident scene. The truck had also been towed away’.