The LASEMA Response Team has rescued a middle aged woman stucked in the mud under the 3rd Mainland Bridge, inward Berger Iyana Oworo at the early hours of Wednesday 17th January, 2018.
This incident came barely two weeks after a similar incident wherein a middle aged man was rescued alive by the LASEMA Response Team and other emergency agencies at the opposite end of the same environment.
The middle aged woman was found trapped in the mud under the intersection wing of the 3rd mainland bridge outward Iyana Oworo. The victim an adult female was reportedly said to be walking through the muddy soil and eventually got trapped in the mud.
The timely intervention of the LASEMA Response Team, the Lagos State Fire Service and other emergency responders culminated into the rescuing alive of the victim.
The victim was rescued with the aid of the LRU heavy duty equipment (Crane) assisted by officials of the Lagos State Fire Service .Upon rescue the victim was administered first aid treatment and later moved to the Lagos State Teaching Hospital for proper medical treatment.
The General Manager LASEMA Mr. Adesina Tiamiyu who supervised the rescue operation said it is difficult to assertain why and how the incident occured as the lady was said to be presently traumatized and requires medical attention for stabilization.
He however advised that Lagosians should be very careful when moving around muddy area. He enjoined residents to report any emergency in their surroundings in time through the emergency toll free number 112 and 767.