Scores of persons are missing after a truck on Friday night fell off the Berger bridge into the Epe river in Lagos State.

It was also learnt that the number of persons in the truck was unknown.

READ THIS
Midnight tanker explosion rocks Otedola Bridge

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency confirmed the incident on Saturday.

Head, Public Affairs of LASEMA, Nosa Okunbor, said search and rescue operations are ongoing.

Longrich

He said, “Upon arrival at the scene of the incident, it was discovered that a six-tyre truck loaded with sand fell into the river.

READ THIS
#EndSARS: Gov Sanwo-Olu releases full list of police officers under prosecution in Lagos

“The number of people in the truck can’t be ascertained at present.

“Since the early hours of today, a combined team of agency responders, Marine Rescue Unit, Nigeria Police and local divers are carrying out search and rescue operations.

READ THIS
#EndSARS: Gov Obaseki gives escapees 48-hours to return to prisons

“No deaths or casualties confirmed yet.”


COMMENTS...