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Another Suicide attempt on Third Mainland Bridge: Rescue underway

IT News Nigeria:


A suicide attempt has been reported on Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos today.

This is according to Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu of LASEMA, adding that rescue efforts are currently on going.

He said in update that the LRT, Men of Lagos State fire and rescue service, LASWA and officials of the Department of State Service (DSS) are currently on ground working better together to search for the victim. Operation ongoing.


How it happened

Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu said in situation report regarding a suicide attempt on Third Mainland Bridge that, upon arrival of the LRT at the incident scene, investigation revealed that a lady in her late thirties (30s) plunged into the Lagos lagoon

Further investigation revealed that the lady alighted from a Uber taxi car on the bridge and plunged into the lagoon.

The driver of the taxi claimed she was having a heated conversation with her fiance before alighting from the car.

Updates to follow


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