Driver Arrested For Knocking Down And Killing a Pedestrian in Lagos

Date: 03-04-2024 6:07 am (1 week ago) | Author: kacy lee
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The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority has arrested a driver who rammed into a pedestrian and allegedly k!lled him in the Kosofe area of the state

The driver, who was conveying pepper and some perishable items in a Toyota Hiace bus, was reportedly speeding when he lost control and rammed into two other vehicles and the pedestrian, killing the pedestrian and injuring one passenger.

The Director of Public Affairs of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Adebayo Taofiq, confirmed the incident to Punch correspondent.

Taofiq, who disclosed that the multiple crashes happened around 7am on Tuesday, noted that the driver was apprehended by LASTMA officials at the scene of the crash and handed over to police operatives in the Alapere division.

Meanwhile, the General Manager of LASTMA, Olalekan Bakare-Oki, was said to have appealed to pedestrians to always use government-designated bus stops when boarding commercial buses.

He also warned drivers to ensure a routine check of their vehicles before embarking on any journey.

“The General Manager of LASTMA, Mr Olalekan Bakare-Oki, while appealing to pedestrians to always stay at government-designated bus stops to board commercial buses, however, warned both commercial and private drivers to stop over-speeding and ensure their vehicles are properly checked, including the braking system, before embarking on any journey within or outside Lagos,” Taofiq disclosed.

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