@csrf

14.03.2021 news Three Chinese Nationals Run Into Truck While Avoiding Trigger-Happy Police

Published 14th Mar, 2021

By Gabriel Ogunjobi

A fatal accident involving three Chinese was caused by trigger-happy police early on Sunday morning, an eyewitness has said.

Few minutes past 12 midnight, the Mercedes Benz car driven by one of the Chinese ran into a truck driver at China Town on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway after the police shot into the air in an attempt to arrest the overspeeding truck driver.

An eyewitness who simply identified himself as Okusaga confirmed this accident to FIJ, saying: “The police were trying to stop the truck at full speed while they themselves (police) were driving one-way on that road”.

“They shot at them and the Mercedes car behind ran into the truck. Immediately, the policemen ran away.”

READ ALSO: CHASED TO DEATH: How Lagos Task Force Officials Killed an Aged Widow’s Son — Then Tried to Bribe the Family

Although none of the victims was confirmed dead at the scene, one of them was badly injured in the eye. They have all been rushed to the hospital.

CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, the Commander of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) in Lagos, couldn’t immediately give details of the accident but promised to get back to our reporter.

Other pictures at the scene

Published 14th Mar, 2021

By Gabriel Ogunjobi

Advertisement

Our Stories

Saheed Babalola

US-Based Nigerian Refuses to Pay Back ‘$4,553 Borrowed From Ex-Lover’

Jumia mobile app

Student Suspects Foul Play in Jumia’s Handling of His N11,000

Abubakar Ali Peters

EFCC Reveals Role of Ali Peters, Nadabo Energy Ltd MD, in ‘N1.4bn Fraud’

Nancy Brophy

Nancy Brophy Wrote the Book ‘How to Murder Your Husband’. Now, She’s on Trial for Murder of Husband

Big Bottling Company

Big Bottling Company ‘Blacklists’ Vendor Over Disagreement on Price, Delivery Date

Russian Soldiers

US Advisor: Russia Blocking Food From Entering Africa, America

Clash

Minister Confirms Seeing ‘4 Corpses’ as Traders, Riders Clash in Abuja

Standard Life Alliance Empowerment

After Denying Investors Their Funds at Maturity, Standard Alliance Life Assurance Shuts Down Offices

INTERPOL Officer

Despite Court Order Striking Out Case, INTERPOL Declares Blogger Wanted

Accident

Colonel’s Wife Disobeys Court Order to Surrender Truck After Her Driver Caused an Accident — And the Police Are Helpless

Advertisement