An accident which occurred at Ikota, along Lekki-Epe in Lagos has claimed the life of a yet-to-be-identified man and also left two others injured.
Spokesperson of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Nosa Okunbor confirmed the incident and also disclosed that the accident involved a Toyota Corolla car with registration number FJK 353 GC and an unidentified hit-and-run truck which reportedly rammed into it from behind.
The driver of the Toyota car died after it rammed into a roadside culvert due to the impact of the collision which occurred few minutes after midnight on Saturday.
“Upon arrival at the incident scene, it was observed that a wine colored Toyota Corolla car with registration no. FJK-353GC was involved a Road Traffic Collision.
“Investigation carried out at the scene revealed that while the Toyota car was on motion, an unidentified Truck ran into it from behind.
“Upon this impacts, the Toyota car rammed into the roadside culvert. The unidentified truck fled the scene immediately the incident occurred.
“An adult male lost his life as a result of the incident and 2 adult males reportedly taken rushed to the hospital before the arrival of responders to the scene.
“The car has been recovered to a nearby layby whilst the fatality has been extricated with aid of the Light Rescue Equipments and bagged as the LASEMA Response Team awaits SEHMU for transfer of the commodity to the morgue.”
The accident scene has already been cleared off by officials of the agency.