The Lagos State Police Command have arrested a middle-aged Lebanese identified as John Greg for allegedly driving against traffic and knocking down a pedestrian.
The arrest was confirmed by the command spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin on his verified Twitter handle.
SP Benjamin Hundeyin said the suspect first escaped before he was arrested.
According to Hundeyin, on May 4 at about 7.45 a.m., a middle aged Lebanese by 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.
“He sped off but was chased and arrested. Suspect in our custody. Vehicle impounded and in our station.
“Victim undergoing treatment at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH). Victim’s family duly informed. Embassy of Lebanon duly informed.
“Investigation ongoing,” he said.