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Driver K!lls 5-Yrs-Old Girl In Lagos | Citizen NewsNG

ByCitizen NewsNG

Mar 30, 2024


By Temitope Aina

A driver identified as Daniel is currently in police custody for hitting a five-year-old girl at Adura Field in the Ijaye Ojokoro area of Lagos State with his car.

The girl was confirmed dead at the hospital where she was rushed to.

The incident was said to have occurred on Thursday around 2 pm.

A police source told our correspondent that a car with number plate FST- 843 GY unintentionally killed the victim while reversing.

“The Toyota Camry car with registration number FST 843 GY was driven by one Daniel. The driver of the Toyota Camry was reversing at Adura Field and unknowingly knocked down the victim,” the police source said.

The source added, “She was rushed to the hospital but was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.”

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident to our correspondent.

Hundeyin said the family was granted access to the corpse at their request for burial in accordance with Islamic rites, adding that the suspect and the vehicle are in custody.

He said, “The corpse was released to the family on their demand for burial according to the Islamic injunction, while the suspect and the vehicle are in police custody for investigation.”

Recently, a yet-identified woman was crushed to death by a truck in the Abule-Egba area of the state.

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