A yet to identified male auto technician has been trapped to death in Ajao Estate, Lagos, during a repair work on an unidentified truck.
The incident occurred Monday evening, when the truck hub fell on the victim who was working beneath it.
iBrandTV gathered that the fully loaded twain 20feet containerised truck which was jacked up at the time of the incident suddenly slipped-off the jack releasing the chassis frame member by the turntable, and hit the technician, thereby trapped to death.
Immediately, sympathisers were said to have ralliied round him but when this did not yield result, they contacted officials of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, who deployed some rescu equipment to the scene unfortunately he was recovered dead.
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His body was later handed over to the Ajao Estate Police Division.
He urged residents to take personal safety serious in order to forestall future occurrence. He said, “Personal Safety comes first and precaution is very Key to personal safety. Personal safety should not be arrogated to emergency responders alone because it is the responsibility of all.”
Emergency responders at the scene were, Lagos Fire Service and Nigeria Police Force.