….. LASTMA, Police, Lasambus rescue severe accident victims
Two persons have been confirmed dead while many others sustained severe injuries on Tuesday in a fatal accident that happened at Alfred Rewane Road by Marriage Registry intersection, Ikoyi and Unity B/Stop inward Isheri Roundabout immediately after General Hospital around Isheri area of Igando, Lagos
The LASTMA Zonal Head around Isheri Mr Afolalu Gbenga who confirmed the accident at Isheri disclosed that two people (pedestrian and passenger) died instantly in an accident that involved a PSP truck and Honda Civic car (black APP 79 HF) at Isheri Roundabout immediately after General Hospital.
Mr. Gbenga confirmed further that the 2 dead accident victims were immediately handed over to medical personnel (LASAMBUS) present at the scene of the accident by Lastma officials.
According to a statement by the Director, Public Affairs and Enlightenment Department LASTMA, Adebayo Taofiq, investigation revealed that a Honda Civic car lost control from the other end of the road as a result of serious over speeding and ran into a stationed PSP truck packing refuse by the road side at Isheri.
The 2 accidented vehicles (PSP truck & Honda Civic car) were removed from the road by LASTMA Officials in order not to cause serious impediment to free flow of traffic to motorists.
Also, in a related development another 2 severe accident victims and many others were rushed to hospital around Lagos Island for treatment by LASTMA officers around Ikoyi area of Lagos.
The accident according to the LASTMA head of enforcement team around Ikoyi Bravo Age Lukman involved a LAWMA truck and a fully loaded (goods) LT commercial bus (MUS 625 XY) around Alfred Rewane Road by marriage registry intersection inward Golden Gate, Ikoyi.
Immediate investigation revealed that the fully loaded LT commercial bus developed a brake failure and ran into a moving LAWMA truck close to an intersection with high speed.
Bravo Lukuman disclosed further that while the driver of the LT commercial bus sustained serious internal injury on his back, his ‘motor boy’ had his right leg bone broken (fracture).
While those 2 serious accident victims were rushed to the hospital, the PSP trucks and commercial LT bus were moved to Ikoyi Police Station for further investigations.
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