5-Year-Old Girl Crushed To Death Crossing Expressway In Lagos


The Lagos State Police Command says a five-year-old girl, simply identified as Bosede, was crushed to death by a truck while crossing the Iganmu-Apapa Expressway with her mother.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident on Sunday.

Hundeyin said the report of the accident was received by the Iponri police Division on Saturday at about 11.30 a.m.

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He said the accident happened at Iganmu under bridge, inward Apapa, and involved a truck driven by yet to be identified driver.

The spokesperson said the girl and her mother were allegedly crossing the Expressway when the truck hit and crushed her head, killing her on the spot.

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Hundeyin said police traffic officers from the division visited the scene and removed the corpse for burial by the family.

He said investigation is ongoing for possible arrest of the fleeing driver.


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