LAGOS CP VISITS ANTHONY FATAL ROAD ACCIDENT SCENE AT DUSK, CAUTIONS DRIVERS AGAINST RECKLESS DRIVING .
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hekeem Odumosu, has cautioned drivers and road users in Lagos State to obey traffic rules and drive with decorum.
According to the press statement released and signed by SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, (mnipr) Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Lagos State Command, Ikeja, The police chief made the call when he visited the scene of a multiple road accident that occurred on Friday 18th September, 2020, by 10:10pm at Anthony, towards Gbagada, at TREM Church, involving a towing van,one pale loader carrying a crane, one tanker truck loaded with diesel(AGO) and another truck carrying a container.
In the process, the four trucks (vehicles) got burnt, and caused heavy obstruction to traffic along the route. It was confirmed that one person was burnt beyong recognition in the incident.
The Commisioner of Police Lagos State, sympathised with those involved in the accident while he personally supervised the evacuation and clearing of the obstruction, carried out by police personnel and staff of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, between 11am of Friday and 4am of Saturday, 19th September, 2020.
In addition, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, emphasized on his readiness to work with other traffic management agencies in Lagos State, to curb reckless driving and reduce road crashes/accidents to their barest minimum, particularly, as ’ember’ months are around the corner.