CITIZENS COMPASS-;A reckless motorist on Monday, rammed into a utility vehicle in Lagos damaging the vehicle and injuring the driver in the process.
This occured at Iyana-Oworo when the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), was responding to an accident scene.
Reports said the impact of the incident led to the driver being hospitalized.
The incident occurred at about 10.01pm on Sunday.
The driver was among the team of emergency responders at the scene of an accident involving a truck in the area.
However, while the recovery process of the ill-fated truck was ongoing, a Black Toyota Venza with number plate, KSF 793 GZ recklessly scales through the cordoned zone established by the response team and subsequently rammed into the Agency’s vehicle stationed behind the cordoned area.
This resulted in damages to the utility vehicle whose driver sustained head injuries.
However, no life was injured.
Police in Pedro Station are currently investigating the matter.
LASEMA Permanent Secretary, Femi Oke-Osanyinyolu in his updates said, “The agency received a distress call via the CRM on Sunday 11th of December 2022 at about 10:01pm regarding a truck accident at Iyana Oworo.
“This prompted the immediate activation of the Tiger LRT at the command and control center to the incident scene.
“While the recovery process of the ill-fated truck was on going, A black Toyota venza with registration number ( KSF 793 GZ) recklessly scaled through the cordoned zone established by the LRT and subsequently ram into the Agency’s vehicle stationed behind the cordoned area.
“The impact of the crash damaged the Agency’s utility vehicle beyond repair.
“The driver of the Venza sustained an injury to the head and was attended to by the Agency’s paramedic before being moved to trauma center for further treatment.
“The case was reported at Pedro police station and the incident was filed.
“The vehicle was recovered with the aid of the Agency’s light towing truck and handed over to the police officer from Pedro police station.
“Due process will be followed.”