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THIRD MAINLAND BRIDGE CRASH: FOUR FEMALE ADULT DIED – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps Lagos Sector Command had advised motorists to always be mindful of the status of their tires and avoid excessive speed.
The Sector Commander Corps Commander Olusegun Ogungbemide said this in a statement signed by Route Commander Olabisi Sonusi while giving details of the early morning crash that occurred at the Adekunle inter-change end of Third Mainland Bridge.
The crash occurred on Sunday 1st May 2022 at about 0550hrs when a Toyota Hiace with registration number FST 241 YC grey coming from Adekunle inter-change inward Iyana-oworo had a tire burst on top speed and capsized with 20 occupants (9 Male, 11 female).

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5 of the occupant sustained injuries, while 3 female adults were confirmed dead at the spot.
An additional female died at the Hospital when the FRSC team went for a follow-up at General Hospital, Marina.
All first responders at the scene comprising FRSC, the Nigeria Police, LASTMA and LASEMA Rescue Unit rescued the injured victims, and the corpses who were taken to General Hospital Marina.
The crashed vehicle has been taken off the location.
FRSC and LASTMA officials are on ground managing traffic.
The Sector Commander assured all motorists of adequate deployment of personnel and logistics for crash free Eid-El-Fitri celebration.
He admonished motorists to always adhere to speed limits for all categories of road at all times because “Speed Thrills but kills faster” .

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