A ghastly motor accident on Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria has claimed five lives, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, has confirmed.
The accident involved three vehicles- a LAGBUS, Hilux truck belonging to a vigilante group and a Rover Jeep.
The tragedy occurred around 6:10pm on Sunday inward Iyana Oworo by UNILAG waterfront, says Michael Akindele, LASEMA’s General Manager.
Rescue agencies like the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA; Federal Road Safety Corp, FRSC; Nigerian police and the Rapid Response Squad, RRS were on ground to rescue victims.
“Five persons have been confirmed dead. They include three female adult and two children. Five persons were also injured and were taken by the Lagos State Ambulance Service, LASAMBUS to the Truma Centre,” Akindele confirmed. See more photo below;