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Two environment officers escape death in Lagos auto crash

By NewsDesk 

No fewer than two persons sustained injuries during an auto crash in Idimu area of Lagos State involving the Environmental team of Egbe-Idimu Local Council Developmental Area.

It was gathered that the accident occurred when a bus driver who flouted the restriction placed on movement by the government crossed over the median from his lane and collided head on with one of the environmental team buses at Calvary Bus Stop along Idimu road due to over speeding on Thursday.

It was learnt that two members of the team who are on official duty sustained head injuries and were instantly rushed to the Igando General Hospital for prompt medical attention.

The Council Chairman, Kunle Olowoopejo, explained that those injured were the driver of the environmental team bus and one other official, adding that both were responding to treatment as the team were doing everything possible to ensure their safety.

Olowoopejo, through a statement by his media aide, Oyejobi Olakunle, enjoined Lagosians to adhered to restriction of movement emplaced by the governments, saying the accident was an avoidable one had the bus driver not flouted the directives.

He assured that the environmental team will continue its primary responsibilities of ensuring a cleaner environment and safety of the citizens, while urging the residents to help the government in protecting them by maintaining a cleaner environment and safer society.

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