Truck crushes 5-year-old girl to death on Lagos expressway

Rescue officials of the FRSC

FILE photo: Rescue officials of the FRSC at an accident scene

By Moses Omorogieva

A five-year-old girl, simply identified as Bosede has been crushed to death by a truck in Lagos while crossing the Iganmu-Apapa expressway with her mother.

Lagos Police Command spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, in a statement on Sunday, said the girl and her mother were crossing the expressway when the truck hit and crushed her head, killing her on the spot.

Hundeyin said the information about 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 the bridge, inward Apapa, involving a truck driven by yet to be identified driver.

Hundeyin said the 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. (NAN)

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