LASTMA, FRSC form task force over Ojuelegba Bridge crashes
Written by Taiwo Adekola on April 19, 2023
The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority and the Federal Road Safety Corps, Lagos Sector Command have formed a joint task force to address the incesant truck crashes on Ojuelegba Bridge and other road accidents in Lagos State.
This was disclosed by the General Manager, LASTMA, Mr Bolaji Oreagba, when he received the new Sector Commander of FRSC Lagos, Corps Commander Babatunde Farinloye, and his team at his office.
Oreagba, according to a statement made available to newsmen yesterday, hailed LASTMA for how it had been rescuing accident victims, particularly those involving truck crashes in the state.
Sequel to the need to prevent further loss of lives and properties through truck crashes on Ojuelegba Bridge, LASTMA had deployed trained officers to be redirecting heavy-duty trucks/tankers from Ojuelegba Bridge at Ikorodu Road,” Oreagba added.
He maintained that for fairness, equity and quick dispensation of justice on all traffic violators, including truck drivers, the Lagos State Mobile would be part of the LASTMA– FRSC Joint Task Force on Accident Reduction.