By DAYO ADESULU
Early this morning, LASTEMA personnel responded to an accident scene at Ajala in the Abule-Egba neighbourhood of Lagos to rescue a female asthmatic patient and a commercial bus driver.
Two (2) accident victims were rescued from the scene of an accident involving a Toyota Sienna (BDG 18 FZ) and a white commercial Mitsubishi bus (AYE 880 SF), according to a statement issued by the Director, Public Affairs and Enlightenment Department of LASTMA, Mr. Adebayo Taofiq.
He confirmed further that priliminary investigation revealed that the driver of the Toyota Sienna bus had a head collision with the white commercial Mitsubishi bus while driving against direction prohibited by Law (One-way).
“Immediately we arrived at the accident scene the driver of the commercial Mitsubishi white bus who had bruises over his body and another female asthmatic patience were rescued by Lastma officials”
Lastma Ogunjobi disclosed that while the rescued female asthmatic patient was immediately rushed to BISAM Hospital for urgent medical attention, drivers of both accidented vehicles were handed over to Police-men from ‘Meiran’ Police Station for further investigation.
“Driving against direction prohibited by Law (One-way) is against the Lagos State Transport Sector Reform Law, 2018”