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How Driver Being Chased By LASTMA Official Killed Pregnant Woman And Her Two Children In Lagos

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How Driver Being Chased By LASTMA Official Killed Pregnant Woman And Her Two Children In Lagos

A devastating incident unfolded on Tuesday in ago, Okota area of Lagos, after a vehicle being chased by an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, rammed into a tricycle, killing a pregnant woman and her two children.

The driver of the tricycle also lost his life in the accident.

According to eyewitnesses, the sequence of events began when a LASTMA official stationed at Okota Roundabout attempted to apprehend a driver who had allegedly violated traffic regulations while operating a Toyota Sienna vehicle.

In a desperate bid to stop the offender, the LASTMA official engaged in a physical struggle with the driver over the vehicle’s steering.

Tragically, this altercation led to the vehicle spiraling out of control, ultimately crashing into a tricycle on Bayo Oyewale Street.

How Driver Being Chased By LASTMA Official Killed Pregnant Woman And Her Two Children In Lagos

 

The pregnant woman, who was on her way to escort her children to school at the time, became an unsuspecting victim of this horrific turn of events.

The collision resulted in the untimely demise of all three passengers in the tricycle, including the pregnant mother, and it also claimed the life of the tricycle driver.

The shocking incident immediately incited public outrage, and a furious mob quickly gathered at the scene, targeting the LASTMA official involved in the tragic accident.

The situation grew increasingly volatile, with the mob seeking retribution against the official for his role in the unfolding tragedy.

However, the situation was eventually defused when a team of police officers arrived on the scene promptly. They intervened swiftly, deploying tear gas canisters to disperse the angry mob and prevent further violence.

The officers also worked diligently to clear the roadblock created by the protesters, ensuring the safe extraction of the embattled LASTMA official from the scene.

BY IYABO AINA

Publisher Of News Rain Nigeria