Hit-and-run driver kills woman on Sagamu-Benin Expressway

Hit-and-run driver kills woman on Sagamu-Benin Expressway

An unidentified driver has hit and killed a female pedestrian, Elizabeth James, on the Sagamu-Benin Expressway in Ogun.

SP Omolola Odutola, the spokesperson for the police in Ogun, in a statement, said the incident occurred at about 9:40 p.m. on Sunday, near Dalof filling station, Sagamu axis of the expressway.

“An unidentified vehicle from the Ijebu-Ode direction heading towards the Sagamu interchange hit male and female pedestrians beside the express road.

“Both victims suffered injuries and were taken to Live Well Hospital in Sagamu for treatment.

“Unfortunately, a 22-year-old female pedestrian named Elizabeth James from Sagamu died at the hospital,” she said.

The police spokesperson said the deceased had been deposited at the Fakoya Hospital mortuary in Sagamu.

“Police visited the accident scene with traffic authorities, collected evidence, and are currently investigating. Further updates will be provided,” she said.