Monday, 14 July 2014


Between the hours of 10:30 pm on sunday when people were busy watching the Fifa 2014 World final, a tragic accident occured along Alagbole Akute road, Odo Eran Bus stop, when a white Toyota Camry without a registration number according to eye withness, ran over five people killing one instantly. on arriving at scene of the inccident, discovered that three of the survivors were taken to anidentified hospital while another survivor was still lying unconsciously and a dead body at United Estate bus stop.

According to eyewitness account, the Toyota Camry driver was on full speed thereby hiting every persons on the way. Since he was on full speed, he could not be stopped and was able to escape.

When put a call through to the Lagos state emergency line 767, it was discovered that some reports had been made already and there was no response and the reciever of the call told us that an ambulance was on the way of which as at the time of filing this report, none of such ambulance was seen.

Furthermore, the Police force who arrived at the scene late with registration number NPF 657 4C, could not even salvage the situation as one of the officers explained that they needed the relatives of the dead person before he could be taken away or if they could get a commercial bus to carry the corps.

Our reporter was able to trace the hospital where one of the survivors was taken to which is His Grace Hospital, located at Alagbole and was able to identify the survivor as Benedict David Ray Oyobolo, from Ondo state and happened to be a bike rider. The dead person's name could not be assertained but was said to be a pedestrian.

Dr. Oloye of the hospital where the survivor was taken to said that the victim was responding to treatment and was being cleaned up. It was leant that a bike rider was the person who was trying to save the lives of injured people and returned back to take plead that people should help in carrying the dead person but he was told that the police would not allow it.

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