Lagos Accident – How Lord’s Chosen Church’s Truck Crashed By standing Passengers To Death At Oshodi


muokaA tragedy happened on Tuesday in Oshodi area of Lagos State when a truck belonging to the Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Church lost control and crashed into some bystanders.

Currently there conflicting casualty figure, as eyewitness said the number of casualties ranged between 12 and 20.

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However, the police authorities have confirmed the death of only 6 in the accident. They say 5 other victims are wounded.

While NAN reported that the Oshodi Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr. Samuel Ogundayo, said 19 people were involved in the accident, adding that 8 of them died on the spot.

According to the information provided, a pregnant woman was among the deceased, and foetus was also crushed in the tragic accident.

It was gathered that the sand-bearing truck was heading towards Mile 2 area when it lost control after its break failed.

Okafor said, “Around 11.30am, many people were standing at the part of the motor park, where Mile 2 buses park when the truck just ran into them. The truck also ran into some of the vehicles there. So many people were crushed and blood was all over the place.

The driver, Lawrence Nwaodu, aged 45, tried to run away but was later arrested by the police.

It was stated, At exactly 12pm, a fatal motor accident occurred at Oshodi, Motor Park. When police officers from Makinde Division led by the Divisional Police Officer arrived at the scene, they discovered that it was caused by a tipper, which was carrying sand along Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, inward Mile 2 service lane.

The police confirmed that a pregnant woman died. However, as it has already been mentioned, the figures vary.
Source: Daily Post

Babatunde Akinsola
Babatunde Akinsola
Babatunde Akinsola is aNaija247news' Southwest editor. He's based in Lagos and writes on the Yoruba Nation political issues, news and investigative reports

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