A female pedestrian was crushed on Thursday morning at Kara Bus Stop, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway by a container after it fell from a moving trailer.
The trailer was heading out of Lagos around 7am when it lost one of its tyres, making the driver to lose control of the truck momentarily.
Witnesses said that as he struggled to regain control of the truck, it tipped over to its right side.
As the truck fell, it landed on the woman, who was walking beside the road, in search of a commercial bus to her destination.
The unidentified woman was said to have died instantly while a gridlock formed on the outbound Lagos side of the busy expressway. (Punch)