The Lagos State Police Command has announced that the police inspector David Zapaina who was struck down by a reckless driver is alive.
The statement revealed that says that David Zapaina, who was hit by Sunday Okodo, is alive and well.
A statement issued by the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi confirmed this.
“The incident occurred on Wednesday 24/2/21 at abt 1730hrs, when some Lastma personnel were backed up by the police on enforcement duty within the state contravened a Toyota SUV, driving against the traffic along International Airport road.
“The driver resisted arrest and while trying to escape, a police inspector David Zapania was knocked down from the bridge and fell into a carnal.
“The police inspector was rescued and rushed to the Lagos State Emergency and Trauma Center where he was attended to and discharged, but sustained fracture on his left hand.
“Meanwhile the reckless driver, Sunday Okodo, m, 38, of Alose close, Bony crescent Apapa, has been and his vehicle impounded. The driver will be arraigned today, Thursday 25th February, 2021 before a mobile court at Oshodi.
“The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has sympathised with the policeman and restated his zero tolerance for gross violation of traffic laws and regulations in the state. “