Two Injured As Truck Collapses Pedestrian Bridge In Alapere Estate, Lagos (VIDEO)
Two people have reportedly been injured following the collapse of Alapere Estate pedestrian bridge in the Ketu area of Lagos State.
Thelagostimes gathered that a section of the bridge collapsed following a collision involving a truck in the early hours of Friday.
The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) confirmed the incident, stating that the truck, loaded with metal and exceeding the height restriction, got stuck under the bridge, leading to its collapse.
It was gathered that debris from the accident caused traffic gridlock along the Ketu-Alapere axis towards Berger.
A video by the Lagos state Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Governor on New Media, Jubril Gawat, showed emergency responders swiftly clearing the debris to restore traffic flow.
Watch video below:
Dear MDs, CEOs and HRs: Just in case your staff wants to use the Alapere Pedestrian Bridge situation to lie not to come to work, We have opened the road over 1 hour ago and traffic is flowing. We even added TimeStamp to the videos for clarity purposes 😀😀 pic.twitter.com/op9WIMzmGZ
— Jubril A. Gawat (@Mr_JAGs) December 8, 2023