The secondary school students injured by a truck in the Ojodu area of Lagos State have been identified by the Ojodu Local Council Development Association. The students had just left school around 2 pm on Tuesday afternoon when they were hit by a truck.
As a result of the accident, two students, identified as Adedoyin Adebayo and Akpolebi Israel, were killed.
The Chairman of the Ojodu Local Council Development Area, Odunmbaku Segun in a statement on Thursday stated that all of the injured are in stable condition.
The statement read, “Today, I visited hospitals where those injured students were admitted. Three of them were discharged and we moved some to Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) and LASUTH annex at Gbagada for further checks and treatment
“For those that were transferred to LASUTH, they are all in stable condition. We only have one left at God’s Apple Hospital, all others have been discharged and by tomorrow we’ll give an update on those that were discharged. Also, two other students have been treated and discharged.
“At LASUTH, we have four inpatients and one outpatient. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of them. We also met with the parents of the deceased, we’ll continue to offer them our prayers, and we are in constant contact with the families.
“Those three in LASUTH annex at Gbagada are going through normal checks, X-ray scans and others, we still have five at Lagos State Accident and Emergency Hospital. We are hopeful that all the remaining students under observation would be discharged soon.
“While thanking God for the recuperation of the future leaders, we implore all drivers to be mindful of other road users and pedestrians by driving carefully.”
Below is the full list of students involved in the truck accident at Ojodu: