5 die, others injured in Lagos double road crashes

07/19/2019

Posted by: Chris Odogwu

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Two accidents claimed the lives of five people and injured others in Lagos just within one day. Click below to read the tragic details of how multiple lives were lost in one day!

Two road accidents occurred in Lagos on Tuesday, July, 17, 2019, leaving five persons dead and a few others injured.

According to Naijauto reports, two people lost their lives after a Toyota Camry numbered AAA191A ran into a building at about 12am around Maternity Area, College Road, Ogba. The other three deceased were killed by a Truck numbered LSD461XD after crushing them in Agboju, around Badagry Expressway.

Details of Obga accident

The Ogba accident saw the Toyota Camry car going off the road, crashing into a building’s gate. It was reported that the driver and the front seat passenger gave up the ghost while the two passengers in the rear seats were taken to the hospital for injuries sustained. Cause of the accident was unclear at the time of filing this report, but there were speculations that occupants of the vehicle were on their way back from a night club.

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Three of the deceased were crushed by a truck like this one

Details of Agboju accident

It was reported that the accident in Agboju happened due to the truck’s lost of control after it got into a pothole. Two of the occupants were reported to have passed on instantly while the third one was confirmed dead at the hospital.

Enraged by the accident, a mob tried to lynch the driver of the truck and his motor boy, but was stopped by the Police who came to their rescue.

Both accidents were confirmed by Spokesman man of the Police, Deputy Superintendent Bala Elkana.

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Chris Odogwu is a Content Writer and Journalist. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from University of Jos and a master's degree in Mass Communication from University of Lagos. His works have been published in top local and international publications including Forbes, HuffPost, ThriveGlobal, TheNextScoop and Nigeria360 among others. A member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), the thrill he gets from writing about exotic cars feels almost the same as riding in them.

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