Driver in Custody for Smashing 10-year-Old Boy Skull

Waidi Saheed, a 69-year-old commercial bus driver, has been locked up by police for allegedly crushing a 10-year-old boy, simply identified as Chukwudi, to death at the Iganmu-Mile 2 Expressway in Lagos State.

The newskingdom gathered that the sad incident occurred at about 8:30 a.m. on Sunday.

According to the report, the driver of the Nissan Coastal commercial bus, with registration number JJE-134 XK, hit the deceased as a result of speeding.

It was confirmed from police that the deceased and his father were standing on a culvert around Doyin bus stop before the driver incidentally smashed the skull of the deceased.

Report from one Bernard revealed that he was going to church with his children at about 7 a.m., and while standing on a culvert at the Doyin bus stop along the Iganmu-Mile 2 Expressway, a Nissan Coastal commercial bus with registration number JJE-134 XK driven by one Waidi Saheed, aged 65, who was alleged to be driving at high speed, ran to his son, aged 10, and smashed his skull, and he died instantly,” he said

Newskingdom gathered that some miscreants attacked the cops with bottles and stones while they were evacuating the corpse.
Deployed Police officers were able to disperse them when the patrol teams arrived to provide backup.

While evacuating the corpse, some miscreants attacked them with stones and bottles, and the officers were able to repel them after the patrol teams came for reinforcement.

The state command Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, when contacted, established the incident to newskingdom.

The corpse had been reportedly taken to the morgue at the Yaba General Hospital and that both the driver and the vehicle were in police custody.

“The corpse has been taken to the morgue at the Yaba General Hospital. The driver was later arrested, and the accident vehicle is in police custody.” The investigation is ongoing, said police.

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