Four persons narrowly escaped being killed on Tuesday’s last night when a container fell from a truck on their Mitsubishi space bus in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.
The accident occurred at Offa Garage area of Ilorin around 8.00pm on the fateful day.
LEADERSHIP gathered that the driver of the truck while trying to evade arrest by security operatives
drove recklessly, causing the container on the back of truck to fall off and landed on the private car beside it.
The victims of the accident were however, rescued by a combined team of men of Kwara State Fire Service, Kwara State Road Traffic Maintenance Agency (KWARTMA), Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) and the Nigerian Police.
The spokesman of the State Fire Service, Hassan Adekunle, confirmed the incident.
Adekunle said it was the chairman, Special Taskforce to the state governor, Alh Rasaq Jidda, that alerted the security agencies about the accident.
He confirmed that no life was lost in the accident.