Lagos Police Command arrest Driver over Fatal Motor Accident at Amje resulting in killing of a Female & critically injuring 5 others.

A fatal motor accident which occurred on Sunday at about 3pm at Amje bus stop, Ajegunle, Alagbado area of the State has resulted in the death of a female trader and injury to five others.


Consequently, the Police in Lagos has arrested the driver of the vehicle with the Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi ordering the commencement of investigation into the fatal incident.


Spokesman of the Lagos Police Command, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu in a statement said, “The accident involved a black Toyota Highlander Jeep with Registration Number BDG 654 DC driven by one Akinola Sulaimon .


“While driving from Toll gate axis towards Kola bus stop along the Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway, the driver rammed into some shops at Amje area.


 “As a result of the auto crash, one female victim, Simisola Abedoye died while five others were critically injured. 


“The injured victims were immediately taken to the General Hospital, Ota, Ogun State where they are currently receiving medical treatment. 


“Body of the deceased has been deposited at the morgue of the same hospital for autopsy. 


“The driver has been arrested and is in police custody. Efforts are being made to recover the vehicle involved in the crash.


“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi has directed that a speedy but thorough investigation into the accident should be carried out, even as he expresses condolence to the bereaved family of the deceased.”


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