Search and rescue systems in Nigeria have to be looked into urgently, a very sad event occured a few days ago when a truck carrying a 40 foot contained slipped and collapsed on a car which had three occupants. This happened on Friday August 3rd on the Anthony Bridge, Oshodi-Apapa Expressway.
The driver of the Toyota and another man in the car died instantly, but not the one in the photo. He called for help for over hours but the people around had no means to lift the container off the car. Even LASEMA couldn’t help because the container was too heavy. The man eventually died.
Finally, four hours after the accident, a crane was brought to lift the container off the mangled car. The bodies of the three men were taken to Gbagada General Hospital.