The Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) says three persons were rescued in an accident at the Iyana Ipaja axis on Monday.
The agency said one of the accident victims was found with 100 used children’s diapers and a huge sum of money.
In a statement posted on its Twitter page, LASTMA said the victim has been handed over to police officers.
The agency said the accident involved a commercial tricycle, a bus and a white Camry car.
Accident Victim Caught With Over 100 Used Children Diapers In Lagos (Photos)
One of the accident victims was said to have died on the way to the hospital.
ACCIDENTS: LASTMA RESCUES 3 ACCIDENT VICTIMS AT IYANA-IPAJA, LAGOS.
……one rescued victim died on the way to hospital.
…..one passenger (suspected ritualist) caught with more than 100 used children 'Diapers Pampers' with pic.twitter.com/Rrm2sFSAh2
— LASTMA (@followlastma) April 24, 2023
“Operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) today rescued 3 severely injured accident victims (2 males & a female) at Mosalasi roundabout inward Iyana-Ipaja area of Lagos,” the statement reads.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of a white Camry car lost control due to overspeeding and hit a commercial tricycle from the rear while the tricycle went off balance and obstructed another fully loaded Mazda commercial bus going to Iyana-Ipaja.
“The rescued 3 accident victims were immediately rushed to different hospitals by their relatives.
“But unfortunately one of the rescued accident victims (male) reportedly died along the road to the hospital.
“One of the passengers inside the commercial tricycle involved in the accident was caught with more than 100 pieces of used small children ‘Diapers Pampers’ with huge sum of money of different denominations was immediately handed over to the policemen at the scene of the accident.”