CITIZENS COMPASS —OPERATIVES of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) on Thursday, rescued the driver of a Sienna bus, a woman and her two children who were involved in an auto crash on their way to school.
LASTMA spokesperson, Adebayo Taofiq who disclosed this in a statement, said LASTMA Odumbo Ekundayo ‘Bravo ‘ (Zone 14) confirmed that the accident which involved a Fiat Pick-up company van (SMK 297 GD) and a Sienna bus (LSR 105 HW) occurred at about 7:30 a. m at Salau junction after Jakande 1st gate inward Chisco along Lekki-Ajah Expressway,
Priliminary investigation revealed that the serious accident was as a result of over speeding which resulted in loss of control.
LASTMA Ekundayo confirmed further that all rescued 4 accident victims were rushed to nearby Hospital by the husband of the rescued woman after he was contacted with the help of Lastma officials at the accident scene.
He disclosed that the the vehicles involved in the accident were handed over to Policemen from Ilasan Police Station by Jakande along Lekki-Ajah Expressway who were equally at the accident scene.
LASTMA General Manager, Mr Bolaji Oreagba however called on drivers (private and commercial) to always minimize their speed whenever they are driving on the expressway.