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Driver kills 12-year-old after losing control of car in Lagos

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The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday confirmed that a 12-year-old girl, identified as Kope Mary, was knocked down by a vehicle whose driver allegedly lost control of the car.

Benjamin Hundeyin, the command’s spokesman, confirming the incident to journalists said it happened on Monday at 6:40 p.m., along Olubunmi junction by Mashalashi Street, in the Iwaya area of the state.

He said the 43-year-old driver, Kunle Ogungbeje crashed a Toyota Camry car with Reg. No. BDG 839 FS after he allegedly lost control.

“As a result, the pedestrian sustained a head injury, and while on the way to the hospital, she gave up. Traffic police officers visited the scene and took photographs while the victim has been deposited at Mainland General Hospital Mortuary, Yaba, for autopsy,” said the police officer.

Mr Hundeyin added, “Also, the vehicle that was involved in the accident was moved to the office of the VIO for inspection. Investigation is still in progress.”

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