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Three killed as truck plunges into Lagos lagoon

The truck was bearing sand to a construction site when the accident happened.

• September 26, 2020
Scene of the accident. Photo credit: Twitter.
Scene of the accident. [Photo credit: Twitter.]

Rescue workers have pulled three adult bodies from a river in Lagos after a truck lost control and tipped off.

Emergency officials said the semi-articulated truck plunged into Julius Berger Bridge in Epe on Saturday morning. It was bearing sand to a construction site when the accident happened, Peoples Gazette understands.

It was not immediately clear whether there were any survivors. A joint rescue operation involving the police and emergency officials is underway, the Gazette learnt.

Details shortly…

Scene of the accident.
Scene of the accident. [Photo credit: Twitter.]

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