A yet-to-be-identified woman reportedly committed suicide by jumping off the Third mainland bridge into the lagoon in Lagos.
The sad incident which happened today left many in shock as passers-by gathered around the scene.
According to reports, the woman who was driving a Ford Explorer jeep, with plate number, “APP 190 CE” parked the vehicle on the bridge and jumped off.
Meanwhile, another version of the story has it that the woman who jumped off the bridge was a passenger in an UBER car, driving inward Lagos Island.
She was alleged to have told the driver to stop. Thereafter, she reportedly alighted from the vehicle, crossed the road and plunged into the lagoon.
When contacted, spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command, Chile Oti, said stated that the command received information.
He said : “When the information reached the Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, he directed rescue team comprising policemen from the Marine Police, the Rapid Response Squad, RRS and those from the three divisions around the area: Adeniji Adele, Oworoshoki and Adekunle divisions.”
The body is yet to be recovered.
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