Tragedy In Lagos: 4 dead, 5 injured on Lagos’ 3rd Mainland Bridge

Paying Social Media Jobs
4 dead, 5 injured on Lagos’ 3rd Mainland Bridge
4 dead, 5 injured on Lagos’ 3rd Mainland Bridge
Social sharing

As workers are in the mood for the 2022 May Day celebration, four people have been presumed dead while five others were injured on Sunday, on the Third Mainland Bridge, in Lagos.

The accident occurred at about 5.50 am at the Adekunle Inter-change end of the Bridge inward Iyana-Oworo.

Information gathered by 9news Nigeria revealed that the incident occurred when a Toyota Hiace bus with number plate, FST 241 YC (Grey colour), which was journeying at top speed from Adekunle inter-change suffered a tyre burst and capsized.

It was learnt that 20 occupants (Nine males and 11 females) were on board when the incident occurred.

Five of the occupants were said to have sustained injuries while three female adults were confirmed dead on the spot.

The fourth casualty, a female died in the hospital.

Confirming the incident, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps FRSC, Corps Commander Olusegun Ogungbemide said the crashed vehicle has been towed off the location.

According to him, men of FRSC, The Nigeria Police, Lagos State Transport Management Authority LASTMA and Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, were the first responders at the scene who rescued the injured victims and deposited the bodies at the General Hospital Marina.

“The additional female victim died at the Hospital when the FRSC team went for follow-up at General Hospital, Marina,”

He advised motorists to always be mindful of the status of their tyres and avoid excessive speed.

At press time, the crashed vehicle has been taken off the location.

The Sector Commander assured all motorists of adequate deployment of personnel and logistics for the crash-free Eid-El-Fitri celebration on Monday, 2nd May 2022.

READ ALSO  Nigerians In diaspora Hail Hon. Sam Nwachukwu On His Birthday

He admonished motorists to always adhere to speed limits for all categories of the road at all times because “Speed Thrills but kills faster”.

9news Nigeria

Leave your comment on this post
About 9News Nigeria 10937 Articles
9News Nigeria is Nigeria's favourite news source. For Authentic, Unbiased News on Politics, Business, Sports, Technology, Entertainment and Lifestyles, Health, Nollywood, Crime and Investigations, Family and Relationships, Inspirations .. and much more. For Latest News from Africa and around the world, 9News Nigeria is your best source. WhatsApp +2348115805632 Email: info@9newsng.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/9NewsNG | Twitter/Instagram: @9newsng

Be the first to comment

Leave your comment

Paying Social Media Jobs
Paying Social Media Jobs
Paying Social Media Jobs