Fresh facts have emerged regarding the young man that attempted to commit suicide along the third mainland bridge in Lagos.
The man has now been identified as 28-years-old Princewill David, a resident of Tajudeen Balogun street in Moshalash area of #Igando, #Lagos, where he trades in currency exchange.
According to the police, the victim explained that he took the step simply because his girlfriend who he has engaged in a long time relationship with declared that she is no longer interested.
The Lagos state police public relations officer, Bala Elkana explained that the victim is presently undergoing medical attention while an investigation is ongoing
The FOREX dealer was said to have told the driver to stop midway through the bridge for him to urinate, but the driver turned down his request following recent trend of passengers on suicide mission on the bridge.
It was learnt that the driver increased his speed until he sighted operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) towards Adeniji before he slowed down. .
As soon as the driver slowed down, David was said to have jumped off the car into the lagoon where he landed on logs of wood. The policemen quickly went after him, rescued and rushed him to the hospital. .
David is reported to have fractured his legs and sustained other body injuries as a result of the jump. The cab driver told RRS officials that David insisted he should pass Third Mainland Bridge after he picked him up at Igando.