Over speeding: 1 dead, 3 injured as 2 vehicles collide in Ikoyi

One person has been reported dead and three others sustained different degrees of injuries after two vehicles over speeding had an head-on collision in Ikoyi, Lagos.

Over speeding: 1 dead, 3 injured as 2 vehicles collide in Ikoyi

Mr. Nosa Okunbor, Head, Public Affairs, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) confirmed that the accident happened at the front of popular Golden Gate restaurant in Lagos.

Okunbor said the accident was as a result of over-speeding by the drivers, saying, “ the vehicles ran into each other at the intersection of the road”

He further said that the crash involved an unregistered Ford Ranger SUV and a Nissan SUV with registration number KD 499 GE.

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

“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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