A fatal motor accident occurred today at about 1500hrs. at Amje bus stop, Ajegunle, Alagbado area of the State.
The accident involved a black Toyota Highlander Jeep with Registration Number BDG 654 DC driven by one Akinola Sulaimon ‘m’.
While driving from Toll gate axis towards Kola bus stop along the Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway, the driver rammed into some shops at Amje area. As a result of the auto crash, one female victim, Simisola Abedoye died while five others were critically injured. The injured victims were immediately taken to the General Hospital, Ota, Ogun State where they are currently receiving medical treatment. Body of the deceased has been deposited at the morgue of the same hospital for autopsy.
The driver has been arrested and is in police custody. Efforts are being made to recover the vehicle involved in the crash.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, fdc, mnim, psc, has directed that a speedy but thorough investigation into the accident should be carried out, even as he expresses condolence to the bereaved family of the deceased.
CSP ADEKUNLE AJISEBUTU, anipr.
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
LAGOS STATE COMMAND