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Police in Lagos arrest Lebanese for reckless driving

The Police Command in Lagos State says it has arrested a middle-aged Lebanese, John Greg, who allegedly drove against traffic recklessly, knocked down a pedestrian and escaped.

The command spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest on his verified Twitter handle monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday.

According to Hundeyin, on May 4 at about 7.45 am, a middle-aged Lebanese by the name John Greg drove a Toyota 4Runner recklessly and against traffic on Sanusi Fafunwa Road, Victoria Island.

He said the suspect knocked down one female, Omotomi Akinsanya, which resulted in serious injuries to her leg.

Editing by Tina Oyinsan