No fewer than five persons lost their lives on Sunday evening, following an accident, which occurred at the 3rd Mainland bridge inward Iyana Oworo by UNILAG Water front in Lagos State.
The crash involved 3 vehicles which included a LAGBUS, Hilux truck belonging to a local vigilante group and a Rover jeep.
Five persons were confirmed dead – three female adult and two children.
Five persons were also injured and were taken by LASAMBUS to the Trauma Centre.
Lagos State Emergency Agency Response Unit said it had recovered the vehicles, while the dead bodies had been taken by SEHMU to Mainland Hospital Mortuary
LASEMA General Manager Mr. Michael Akindele said proper investigation would be carried out on the cause of the accident by the relevant Government Agencies.
He, however, advised motorists to prevent over speeding and also adhere to all traffic rules and regulations to avoid such incident.
Agencies incolved in the rescue operations were LASTMA, FRSC, Nigerian Police, RRS.