On Wednesday, the Lagos State Police Command spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed that a 12-year-old girl named Kope Mary had been hit by a vehicle.
The driver of the Toyota Camry car with registration number BDG 839 FS, identified as Kunle Ogungbeje, claimed to have lost control of the car. The incident occurred on Monday at around 6:40 p.m. at Olubunmi Junction by Mashalashi Street in the Iwaya Area.
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The victim sustained a head injury and died while being transported to the hospital. Traffic police officers took photographs of the scene, and the victim’s body was deposited at Mainland General Hospital Mortuary, Yaba, for autopsy.
The vehicle involved in the accident has been moved to the Office of the Vehicle Inspection Officer (V.I.O) for inspection. The police investigation is ongoing.
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