The incident, which happened at Stadium Bus Stop, inward Alaka, Surulere, Lagos State occurred around 2:03a.m.
According to an eyewitness, the car carrying the American returnee, a black Camry Saloon car with registration number KUJ 412 AA (FCT), had rammed into the trailer with registration number EKY 668 XL.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said its operatives immediately activated the agency’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) to the scene of the incident.
Preliminary investigation conducted by the ERT at the scene of the incident revealed the immediate cause of the incident as reckless driving.
According to the agency, the driver of the saloon car was over-speeding when he lost control and crashed into the trailer after sighting it quite late.
Motorists were advised to drive within the approved speed limit and also observe road traffic signs