A heart-wrenching incident occurred on the Iganmu-Apapa Expressway in Lagos, where a five-year-old girl, Bosede, lost her life after being crushed by a truck while crossing the road with her mother.

Confirming the incident, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Police Command, stated that the report was received by the Iponri Police Division around 11:30 a.m. on Saturday.

The accident, which took place at Iganmu under the bridge, involved a truck driven by an unidentified individual. According to reports, the girl and her mother were crossing the expressway when the tragic collision occurred, resulting in the girl’s fatal head injuries.

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Hundeyin mentioned that police traffic officers from the division promptly responded to the scene, where they retrieved the girl’s body for burial arrangements by her family.

An investigation has been launched to apprehend the driver, who fled the scene following the accident.