Five-Year-Old Girl Crushed To Death While Crossing Expressway With Her Mother In Lagos

Date: 12-05-2024 9:12 pm (1 month ago) | Author: Mister Jay Wonder
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In a heart-wrenching incident, a five-year-old girl identified only as Bosede met a tragic end as she was fatally crushed by a truck while crossing the bustling Iganmu-Apapa Expressway with her mother. The devastating accident, confirmed by the Lagos State Police Command's Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, has sent shockwaves through the community.

According to Hundeyin, the distressing incident unfolded on Saturday around 11:30 a.m., prompting a swift response from authorities. The tragic scene played out beneath the Iganmu under bridge, inward Apapa, involving a truck whose driver remains unidentified.

Details of the accident paint a harrowing picture, with the young girl and her mother attempting to navigate the busy expressway when tragedy struck. The truck collided with Bosede, crushing her head and claiming her life instantly, leaving her family shattered by the abrupt loss.

In the aftermath of the horrific event, police traffic officers from the Iponri police Division swiftly mobilized to the scene, where they retrieved the young victim's lifeless body. Hundeyin noted that arrangements were made for the girl's burial by her grieving family, as the community mourns the devastating loss.

As investigations into the accident continue, authorities are actively pursuing leads to apprehend the driver who fled the scene, underscoring the urgency of ensuring accountability for the tragic loss of Bosede's young life. The incident serves as a poignant reminder of the dangers posed by roadways and the imperative need for heightened safety measures to protect vulnerable pedestrians, especially children, navigating the bustling streets of Lagos.


Posted: at 12-05-2024 09:12 PM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
- gogoman at 12-05-2024 09:19 PM (1 month ago)
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mother take Pendenstra bridge u no go take, see wetin happen now  Cry Cry Cry
Posted: at 12-05-2024 09:19 PM (1 month ago) | Grande Master
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- Holopid at 13-05-2024 08:12 AM (1 month ago)
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Why Not use d damn pedestrian bridge?! Sad Sad Sad
Nigerian govt should criminalized illegal expressway crossing with 10 yrs Maximum prison sentence,this should be similar to attempted murder case !so sad
Posted: at 13-05-2024 08:12 AM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
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- fineboy77 at 13-05-2024 08:24 AM (1 month ago)
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Quote from: gogoman on 12-05-2024 09:19 PM
mother take Pendenstra bridge u no go take, see wetin happen now  Cry Cry Cry
You mean pedestrian bridge?

Posted: at 13-05-2024 08:24 AM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
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