UPDATE: LASEMA recovers crashed Volvo tipper, three bodies from Lagos


UPDATE: LASEMA recovers crashed Volvo tipper, three bodies from Lagos

Three persons have been discovered dead inside a Volvo truck that fell off the Berger bridge into the Epe river in Lagos State.

Three bodies and the six tyre Volvo truck which plunged into the Epe river have been recovered.

The Volvo truck fell off the Berger bridge at Epe into the Epe river after its collision with a Dangote truck and could not be retrieved till about 1p.m this afternoon despite concerted efforts of LASEMA and all it’s collaborators since yesterday.

Three adult males were recovered from the six tyre Truck loaded with sand, that plunged into the Epe river with an unknown number of passengers on board.

Additional update on the fallen truck at the Berger bridge in Epe into the Epe river has it that, the six (6) Tyre Truck was located and retrieved along with the bodies of three adult males.

A combined team of Agency responders, Marine Rescue Unit (LASWA & LASEMA), FRSC, the Nigeria Police Force and Local Divers have been carrying out Search and Rescue operations.

Further search by the combined team Agency responders, it’s collaborators of primary responders is still on.

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