1 dead, 3 injured as 2 vehicles collide in Lagos

1 dead, 3 injured as 2 vehicles collide in Lagos

One person died and three others sustained different degrees of injuries yesterday following an accident involving two vehicles in front of Golden Gate, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Head, Public Affairs, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Nosa Okunbor, said the accident was as a result of over-speeding by the drivers, adding, “ the vehicles ran into each other at the intersection of the road”

Okunbor further said that the crash involved an unregistered Ford Ranger SUV and a Nissan SUV with registration number KD 499 GE.

“They had a head-on collision at the traffic stop junction of the road, our investigation shows that both vehicles were on top speed.

“One person, a man, died while three others sustained various degrees of injuries,”

the LASEMA official said.

Okunbor said that two of the injured persons were attended to by the LASEMA’s paramedics before they were taken to the hospital.

He said that the affected vehicles had been moved to a police station.

About the Author
Philomena  Ngozi Christopher-Oji was born to the family of the late Michael and Cecilia Ojeogwu of Ubulu-Uku, in Aniocha South Local Government Area, Delta State. She had her primary and secondary education in Nwanoli and Ezemu Girls College, in Ubulu-Uku, before she proceeded to the Delta State University, Abraka, where she studied English and Literary Studies.

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