Traffic Enforcement: Policeman In Viral Video Alive & Healthy
The Lagos State Police Command has hinted that the Police Inspector involved in an accident in a viral video, where a driver of Toyota SUV hit and injured a Policemen is alive and healthy.
The incident occurred on Wednesday 24th February, 2021 at about 1730hrs, when some LASTMA personnel were backed up by the Police on enforcement duty within the state approached a Toyota SUV while driving against traffic along International Airport road. The driver resisted arrest and while trying to escape, a Police inspector, David Zapania, was knocked down from the bridge and fell into a carnal.
The Police Inspector was rescued and rushed to the Lagos State Emergency and Trauma Centre, where he was attended to and discharged, but sustained fracture on his left hand.
According to CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, PPRO, Lagos State Command, the reckless driver, Sunday Okodo, m, 38, of Alose close, Bony Crescent, Apapa, has been arrested and his vehicle impounded. The driver was said to have been arraigned on Thursday 25th February, 2021 before a Mobile Court at Oshodi.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has sympathised with the Policeman and restated his zero tolerance for gross violation of traffic laws and regulations in the state.