Tragedy: Trailer Crushes Mother, Child
At least one person has been confirmed dead in Wednesday morning accident involving trailer and motorcycle on Kara Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, leaving several others injured.
The trailer is reported to have hit the motorcycle conveying a woman and her baby, killing the baby and injuring the mother in the process.
The trailer thereafter plunged into the river with the head hanging on the covets.
Eyewitnesses said the accident was caused by loss of control by the driver of the trailer.
The driver, his conductor and a passenger is believed to have plunged into the river alongside the head of the trailer.
Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC) official confirmed to Channels Television that the dead and injured have been taken away from the scene of the accident.
They are also working to ensure the free flow of traffic in the area of the accident.