By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos
One person has reportedly burnt beyond recognition in a vehicular accident that occurred last in Lagos, leading to his death.
Four articulated trucks which include a towing van,one pale loader carrying a crane, one tanker truck loaded with diesel(AGO) and another truck carrying a container were said to have been involved in the accident.
Our correspondent gathered that the four trucks (vehicles), which got burnt, caused heavy obstruction to traffic along the route.
It was learnt that the sad incident occurred at about 9.21pm at Anthony, towards Gbagada, at TREM Church area of the state.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command Hekeem Odumosu, has cautioned drivers and road users in the State to obey traffic rules and drive with decorum.
The police chief made the call when he visited the scene of a multiple road accident that occurred on Friday 18th September, 2020, by 2210 hours at Anthony, towards Gbagada, at TREM Church, involving a towing van,one pale loader carrying a crane, one tanker truck loaded with diesel(AGO) and another truck carrying a container.
In the process, the four trucks (vehicles) got burnt, and caused heavy obstruction to traffic along the route. It was confirmed that one person was burnt beyong recognition in the incident.
The police public relations officer SP. Olumuyiwa Adejobi in a release said Odumosu sympathised with those involved in the accident while he personally supervised the evacuation and clearing of the obstruction, carried out by police personnel and staff of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, between 11am of Friday and 4am of Saturday, 19th September, 2020.
According to the release, Odumosu, emphasized on his readiness to work with other traffic management agencies in Lagos State, to curb reckless driving and reduce road crashes/accidents to their barest minimum, particularly, as ’ember’ months are around the corner.