Multiple deaths after plywood falls of Ojuelegba Bridge

Three people have been killed and many others wounded after a large amount of plywood fell off a lorry and landed on four vehicles on the popular Ojuelegba Bridge in Nigeria’s main city, Lagos.

Photo: BBC Yoruba

The injured are receiving treatment at three different hospitals.

The head of the Lagos Emergency Rescue Squad, Adeshina Tiamiyu, told BBC Yoruba that the accident was caused by overloading, and the government should stop lorries from using the bridge.

Photo: BBC Yoruba

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