Three killed as Dangote Cement lorry strikes bus

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Nigeria: A laden Dangote Cement lorry suffered a brake failure and ran head-on into a bus in Ikorodu, Lagos State on 27 August 2019, killing the bus driver, a trainee bus driver and one passenger. All 69 other passengers were injured.

The Punch has reported that the Dangote vehicle was carrying 45t, significantly over its rated capacity. The company has commenced an investigation of the incident.

Last modified on 04 September 2019

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