The LASEMA Response Team, LRT, received a distress call at about 9.09 am via the CRM on Saturday. This eased up the rapid activation of the Agency’s Response Team to the scene of incident with other responders such as the Lagos State Fire Service and the Lagos State Ambulance Services.
Read how LASEMA rescued unidentified destitute trapped in mire
Investigation carried out by the LRT unveiled that a middle-aged male (destitute) was said to have been trapped in the mud for over 24 hours at the sand fill spot Third Mainland Bridge inward Iyana Oworo.
The yet to be identified victim was rescued from the mud by the use of the Agency’s Crane whose boom was projected and extended to the muddy sand filled area wherein the victim was stucked and subsequently rescued by the Agency’s official who accompanied the crane. He was later moved to Gbagada General Hospital for proper medical treatment.
The General Manager LASEMA, Mr Adesina Tiamiyu advised Lagosian to imbibe safe practices.