SADNEWS: Seven-month-old baby dies, several others injured from a driver’s reckless driving

A seven months old baby has been murdered by a 59 years old commercial driver, Nwagu Nsude, who was brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly driving recklessly and causing the death of a seven-month-old baby.

Meanwhile, while explaining the incident, the Prosecutor, Inspector Raji Akeem told the court that the accused drove in a reckless way, thereby hitting a tricycle with five passengers on board.

“The accused hit the tricycle from behind and immediately it somersaulted, a seven months old baby died immediately.

“The other four passengers and the driver were seriously injured.

“The accused was about to escape when passers-by apprehended him as the police met them at the scene.

The prosecutor added that, the offences contravened Sections 27, 29, and 45 of the Road Traffic Law of Lagos State, 2012.

Meanwhile, the Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Jadesola Adeyemi-Ajayi, ordered the suspect to be remanded in Kirikiri prison.

Adeyemi, then, adjourned the case until May 23 for advice from the Director of public prosecutions.