Oke-Osanyintolu told News Agency of Nigerian (NAN) in Lagos that six out of the seven persons involved lost their lives in the accident that occurred earlier on Wednesday.
According to him, the truck with unknown registration number had fallen on the fully-loaded commercial taxi OPEL car with registration number Lagos SMK-312ES.
“After the accident, the response team rescued the only surviving man, who was trapped beneath the truck. He is now receiving treatment in the hospital.
“We have handed over corpses of deceased persons to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to transport them to the mortuary.
“We appeal to members of the public to comply with the COVID-19, lockdown and social distancing guidelines to avoid endangering themselves,” Oke-Osanyintolu said.
He also urged the rescue workers to follow the social distancing guidelines of the Lagos state government.