An accident which occured along the Lekki Epe Expressway, has claimed Four lives,and injured sixteen persons.
The General Manager Lagos State Emergency Management Agency Adesina Tiamiyu, said investigation carried out by the agency’s response team on getting to the scene of the incident revealed that a vehicle plying one way ran into a commercial bus that was just cleared by ticketing officers at the toll gate.
Tiamiyu said emergency/security operatives were involved in traffic management measures to forestall the occurrence of a secondary accident and crowd control.
He said the operatives gave medical care to the casualties and subsequently moved them down to the General Hospital at Marina and Trauma Centre, at Toll Gate for further treatments.
According to him, the two adult male who died at the scene were subsequently handed over to the Lagos State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit (SEHMU), while the remaining two, an adult male and an adult female, were later confirmed dead.
LASEMA boss said the vehicles involved in the accident were taken off the road with the aid of the agency’s light tow truck and subsequently handed over to the Lekki Concession Company Ltd (LCC) officials, who moved them down to Maroko Police station.
He, therefore, advised motorists to always endeavour to drive with caution when driving on highways.