PSP Truck Tumbles Into Lagos Lagoon

A PSP truck used for waste collection in Lagos has plunged into the lagoon inward Iyana-Oworoshonki area of the state.

According to reports, the truck derailed while plying the Third Mainland Bridge after one of its tyres burst.

in a statement on Tuesday, the Permanent Secretary, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu of Lagos State Emergency Management, said emergency teams had rescued the two truck occupants.

Oke-Osanyintolu, in a statement tagged, ‘Situation Report regarding a PSP truck that plunged into the Lagos lagoon inward Iyana-Oworo’, said the agency responded to distress calls regarding the incident.

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He said, “We discovered that a waste compactor truck, registration unknown, while in motion had a burst tyre, veered off the bridge and subsequently plunged into the Lagos lagoon.

“Fortunately, the two occupants of the truck (driver and motor boy) were rescued alive by the agency marine team (divers). They have been provided with first aid treatment. Recovery of the ill-fated truck has commenced this morning as visibility was required.”