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– A car conveying 5 robbery suspects skidded off the Eko Bridge on Sunday, October 9

– Three of the suspects died on the spot reports authorities

– A pedestrian’s life was also lost in the accident

While on top speed, a car conveying five robbery suspects, on Sunday afternoon, fell off Eko Bridge by Iddo, authorities report.

Reports suggest that hree of the suspects and an innocent pedestrian lost their lives in the accident.

Daily Post reports that 2 of the suspects sustained injuries and were taken to the hospital, while the dead bodies were deposited at a mortuary.

General Manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Mr Adesina Tiamiyu, who confirmed the incident, said preliminary investigation revealed that the occupants in the car could be robbers as several dangerous weapons were recovered from the car.

According to Tiamiyu, “the agency received a distress call regarding a lone accident at Iddo Bridge at 2.15p.m.

“On arrival at the scene of the incident, the Emergency Response Team (ERT), of the agency discovered a grey-coloured Hyundai ix 35 with number plates SMK 485 CM, which skidded off the Eko Bridge by Iddo Terminus and fell on a man, who died immediately.

“Three of the suspected robbers died immediately, one escaped with injuries, while the fifth was taken to the hospital by Lagos State Ambulance Service (LASAMBUS).

“The dead bodies, three suspected armed robbers and one other person identified as a mechanic named Nwamba, were handed over to State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit, SEHMU, and were subsequently taken to the mortuary, while the vehicle was towed to Denton Police Station, Ebute Meta, by the agency.”

The LASEMA boss added that items found on the victims include one locally-made double-barrelled pistol with five live cartridges, one laptop, mobile phones and a dollar note.

Tiamiyu, who advised residents to always be security conscious at all times, said the matter had been handed over to Nigeria Police for proper investigation.

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