Truck crushes pupil in Lagos




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One pupil was crushed and two in a multiple auto crash at Ikota area of Ajah, on , News Agency of (NAN) .

Spokesperson for Police in , DSP Ngozi Braide, who confirmed incident, said child was crushed at about 8a.m.on her way to school.

She said the accident involved one  Mercedes Benz , a tanker and a black Toyota Prado SUV.

“Preliminary enquiry revealed that while the Prado SUV gave way for pupils to cross the road, the tanker ran into the children, the pupil instantly.

“Two were and currently receiving treatment at a hospital’’, Ngozi said.

She said some youths, infuriated by the incident, barricaded the Lekki/Ajah Expressway.
The spokesperson said that the attributed their grievances to incessant accidents and lack of pedestrian bridge which they had been asking for.
She said the situation had, however, been brought under control with the quick intervention of the police in the area.