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Just In: One Dies In Lagos Auto Crash

 

A yet to be identified passerby has been killed in an accident involving a private car around Ogba in Ikeja local government in Lagos state.

It was gathered that the driver lost control as a result of overspeeding and hit the passerby who died instantly.

Confirming the incident, the Director of Public Affairs and Enlightenment, Lagos State Transportation Management Agency ( LASTMA), Adebayo Taofiq, in a statement said the accident occured on Saturday around Yaya Abatan by College road, Ogba.

Taofiq confirmed that the driver had been apprehended by the personnel of LASTMA and handed over to the policemen from Area G Command who were at the accident scene for further investigation.

He added that the agency had removed the car from the road to reduce travel time while relatives of the deceased arrived to remove the corpse.

 

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