Pregnant woman dies, one injured as car somersaults in Lagos


An unidentified pregnant woman died on Monday when a Toyota Camry car somersaulted and landed on her in Obadare area of Lagos.

Details were sketchy at press-time but the driver and lone occupant of the black Toyota Camry car registered as LAGOSFKJ181EG was injured, according to witnesses.

The pregnant woman, who was standing by the side of the road, was said to be on her way to buy cooking gas when the incident occurred at Obadare area along LASU-Ojo Road on the outskirts of Lagos.

The car somersaulted several times before skidding off the road and landing on its roof.

A search on the website of the Lagos State Motor Vehicle Administration Agency indicated that the car was registered on July 27, 2016 and was due to expire on July 7, 2017. It has a chassis number 4T1BE32K64U313784.

A large crowd of people gathered at the scene as efforts were made to extricate the dead woman’s body from the wreckage and take the injured driver to a nearby hospital.




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