Lagos: 1 killed, 3 injured as 2 SUVs collide at intersection

The accident scene
The accident scene

One person died and three others sustained injuries on Sunday following an accident involving two vehicles in front of Golden Gate, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Mr Nosa Okunbor, Head, Public Affairs, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) confirmed this while speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

Okunbor said the accident was as a result of speeding by the drivers, adding, “The vehicles ran into each other at an intersection”.

He further said the crash involved an unregistered Ford Ranger SUV, and a Nissan SUV.

“They had a head-on collision at the traffic stop junction of the road; our investigation shows that both vehicles were at top speed.

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“One person, a man, died while three others sustained various degrees of injuries,” the LASEMA official said.

Okunbor said that two of the injured persons were attended to by the LASEMA’s paramedics before they were taken to the hospital.

He said that the affected vehicles had been moved to a police station.

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