Three suspected armed robbers and one other person were killed when a grey coloured Hyundai ix 35 with registration number SMK 485 CM skidded off the Eko Bridge by Iddo Terminus in Lagos.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency said that preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle was suspected to have been snatched at gunpoint with five suspected armed persons.
The agency said it received a distress call regarding a lone accident on Iddo Bridge at about 2.15 pm on Sunday October 9, and on arrival at the scene of the incident, the Emergency Response Team of the agency discovered a grey coloured Hyundai ix 35 with registration number SMK 485 CM which skidded off the Eko Bridge and fell on a man who died immediately.
It said that three of the suspected armed robbers died immediately; one escaped with injury while the fifth person was taken to the hospital for treatment by LASAMBUS.
According to LASEMA, “The dead bodies (three suspected armed robbers and one other person identified as a mechanic named Nwamba) were handed over to SEHMU and were subsequently taken to the mortuary while the vehicle was towed to Denton Police Station, Ebutte Metta, by the agency.
“Items found on them include one locally made double barrel pistol with five live cartridges, one laptop, GSM phone and a dollar note.”
General manager LASEMA, Mr. Adesina Tiamiyu advised Lagosians to always be security conscious, noting that proper investigation would be carried out by the Nigerian Police on the incident.


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