Lagos lady chases hit & run driver, gets vehicle details for police arrest


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A female driver in Lagos gave a hit and run driver a hot chase, got his vehicle details, and reported him to the police. See what happened next!

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a driver who hit someone with his Toyota car, and tried to escape. Unfortunately for the driver, a female driver and occupants of her car decided to be their brother’s keeper. Having witnessed the incident, they gave the driver a hot chase until they were able to get his number plate which would be useful in tracking him down. The information was later handed to the police.


The car was traced to where it was parked

This was disclosed by DCP Tunji Disu, RRS commandant, on Instagram.

“This video clip was sent to me by a courageous lady. The lady and other occupants of her car witnessed an incident of hit and run. They gave a short pursuit and got us useful information to work on, may God bless you 4 d effort.”


Screenshot of the DCP's post and video

After a while, DCP Tunji Disu gave an update, saying:

“Suspect arrested, vehicle found hidden at Gbagada, DPO of jurisdictions confirmed he rescued the victim with multiple fractures to the General hospital. Suspect would be handed over to the Division.”


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The driver was determined to escape, despite hitting somone.

What the lady and her friends did is very commendable.

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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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