A truck on Wednesday morning lost its brakes and rammed into the road construction site at Ojota, Lagos.
The truck had been carrying sesame seeds from Kano State to a company in Lagos before the crash.
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While the driver of the truck is receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital, his conductors and their police escort escaped without injuries.
Mohammed Salifu, one of the conductors, told Newsbreak that the accident occurred around 5am, saying the driver, while trying to avoid two vehicles after they had a brake failure, rammed the truck into the construction area. He added that the driver was oblivious of the fact that the area was deep.
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See pictures of the scene below: