Driver of truck who crushed Lagos pupils arrested, say police

The driver of a hit and run truck who crushed student at Ogunusi Road, Grammar School Bus Stop, Lagos State has been arrested by the operatives of Lagos State Police Command.

The public relation officer of the State confirmed this on Tuesday afternoon.

“The driver has been arrested. Investigation into the accident is ongoing,” he told reporters.

It was earlier reported that the truck crushed school pupils on their way home after school activities and had wanted to cross the road when the truck ran over them.

According to Cynthia a student who witnessed the accident, “the sight is something else, the kids were crushed, the accident happened immediately the school opened their school gate after the close of school. I am not sure about the number, as at when I left they said 17 children were confirmed dead.”

 

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