According to reports, on friday, a truck fully loaded with sand fell off the Berger bridge into the Epe river in Lagos State.
On Saturday, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency confirmed the incident, Nosa Okunbor, Head, Public Affairs of LASEMA, who said:
“Upon arrival at the scene of the incident, it was discovered that a six-tyre truck loaded with sand fell into the river.
“The number of people in the truck can’t be ascertained at present.
“Since the early hours of today, a combined team of agency responders, Marine Rescue Unit, Nigeria Police and local divers are carrying out search and rescue operations.
“No deaths or casualties confirmed yet.”