A motorist on Thursday knocked down a police officer off a bridge into a canal while trying to escape arrest in Lagos State.
The incident happened around the army resettlement centre in the Oshodi area of the state.
The driver of the Toyota Highlander was being apprehended by police officers and officials of Lagos Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) for driving against traffic an offence popularly referred to as ‘one way’.
The policeman is said to have broke his arm as a result of the incident and is now hospitalised.
Update: Traffic Enforcement: Policeman in Viral Video Alive, Healthy
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.
— CPSLagos (@officialCPS_Lag) February 25, 2021
The driver has since been arrested.
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