On Thursday, four individuals, whose identities remain undisclosed, were successfully rescued by the dedicated personnel of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) following a motor vehicle collision.
The incident transpired at the Salau junction along the Lekki-Ajah expressway.
In a statement released by Adebayo Taofeek, the spokesperson for LASTMA and provided to Punch Metro, the accident was attributed to excessive speeding on the expressway.
The statement partly reads, “Operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) today rescued a woman with her 2 children going to school including the driver of a Sienna bus involved in a serious accident around Ajah area of Lagos.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the serious accident was a result of overspeeding which resulted in loss of control that caused the accident.
“LASTMA Ekundayo confirmed further that all rescued four accident victims were rushed to a nearby hospital by the husband of the rescued woman after he was contacted with the help of LASTMA officials at the accident scene.
“He disclosed that the two vehicles involved in the accident were handed over to policemen from Ilasan Police Station by Jakande along Lekki-Ajah Expressway who were equally at the accident scene."