Four persons have been confirmed dead with 16 sustaining various degrees of injury after a Lexus Jeep rammed into a commercial bus along Lekki-Epe Expressway, early Sunday morning.
According to Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, the fatal crash which occurred around 6:30am at the 1st Gate inward Oriental Hotel along Lekki Epe Expressway, prompted the immediate activation of the Agency’s Response Team, other emergency responders and the security operatives to the scene of the incident accordingly.
General Manager, LASEMA, Mr. Adesina Tiamiyu, said investigation carried out by the Agency’s Response Team on getting to the scene of the incident revealed that a Lexus Jeep GX470 with registration number KJA-615DF plying one way ran into a commercial bus(KRE-302XA) that was just cleared by the ticketing officers at the toll gate.
“A total of four fatalities was recorded which includes three adult male and an adult female. 16 casualties with severe injuries were recorded including 4 adult female and 12 adult male. The driver of the jeep was transported to the General hospital at Marina.
“The LASEMA Response Team alongside LASAMBUS, RRS, Nigeria Police Force, State Environmental Monitoring Unit (SEHMU) and LCCI were responders present at the scene of the incident.
Source: New Diplomat.