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Two male adults crushed to death on Lagos expressway during a fight



Residents of Oshodi in Lagos have been thrown into mourning following the death of two male adults on the Oshodi-Oke inward Gbagada Expressway in Lagos State on Tuesday.

The two street fighters were reportedly crushed on Tuesday during a fight near the LASTMA office in Oshodi.

It was gathered that the duo were fighting on the expressway when an oncoming vehicle crushed them to death.

Meantime, the cause of the fight is yet to be ascertained at the time of filing this report.

Reacting to the incident, the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the Nigeria Police, Lagos Response Unit (LRU) paramedics and other agencies were first responders at the scene.

He further stated the agencies were awaiting Lagos State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit (SEHMU) to evacuate the body.

Also speaking, Osanyintolu said the operation was ongoing at about 1.32 p.m.: “Upon the arrival of LRT at the scene of the incident, it was discovered that two male adult casualties were found on the ground.

“One of the casualties was confirmed dead at the scene.

“Further information gathered from the Police at the scene revealed that the two male adults were fighting on the expressway and were hit by a vehicle.

“The Agency’s paramedics team gave first aid to the other victim at the scene, who was then transported to Gbagada General Hospital for further treatment.

“LRT, LRU paramedics and NPF are the responders at the scene.

“LRT is awaiting the arrival of SEHMU to evacuate the dead victim. Operation ongoing,” he said.