A Woman’s Leg Cut-off By A Subsided Container In Lagos


A woman’s leg has been cut-off by a moving truck carrying a 40-feet container subsided from the bridge and the container fell on her leg. 

The incident took place at about 6:30pm on Saturday 8th February, 2020 around the Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos State. 

An eyewitness said that operatives of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency helped remove the victim from beneath the container. Director-General of LASEMA, Olufemi Oke-Osanyitolu, also said the woman had been taken to the hospital.

In an update on the incident, he said; upon the arrival of the agency’s officials at the incident scene, it was discovered that a 40 feet container had fallen from the bridge on a female passerby who had regrettably been trapped. 

“She was consequently extricated from beneath the container and taken to the hospital with a severed limb.


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