A female officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, LASTMA, was crushed to death by a trailer in the Apapa arae of Lagos state on Saturday evening May 25th.
The deceased identified as Arogundade Remilekun, was said to be at the back of the truck directing traffic when the truck driver reversed. Unknown to him, Arogundade was behind his truck. She was crushed and died instantly.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of LASTMA, Mamud Hassan, said the driver of the trailer fled the scene and abandoned the vehicle which has been impounded by the police. Hassan disclosed that the deceased was survived by her two-year old daughter, a husband who worked in one of the Local Governments in Lagos and a grandmother.
He added that the remains of the victim has been deposited at the Lagos Island General Hospital morgue.