An accident reportedly occurred today on the Lekki-Ikoyi bridge involving a blue Toyota Corolla and a silver Nissan Xterra. Passengers in both cars miraculously survived with minor injuries according to reports. See more photos below…
According to witnesses, the silver suv was speeding along the bridge shortly after exiting the toll gate, when it failed break, hit the Toyota Corolla in front of it, and summersaulted.
The Nissan, driven by a uniformed soldier, had eight occupants, while the Toyota reportedly had four occupants. The soldier had a cut on his forehead and it was bleeding. A female passenger sat at the scene, too weak to move, and complained of pain. Her jaw was visibly swollen but, otherwise, there were no injuries on her body. Other passengers seemed OK but shocked.
Federal Road Safety officials were on ground to assist the victims while they waited for Emergency Services to arrive. The accident occurred between 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.