Two Dead, Several Injured as Train Crushes BRT Bus In Lagos 

By Starrys Obazei | March 9, 2023

Rescue activities are currently ongoing at the scene of the accident, which occurred past 7 this morning in Lagos and claimed two lives with several injured.

According to an eyewitness account, a moving train rammed into a BRT bus at the PWD bus stop in the Ikeja area of the state, Thursday.

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA spokesman, Adebayo Taofiq confirmed the sad incident in a telephone chat.

He said the bus was conveying staff of the Lagos State Government when the accident happened.

Also, a spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency in Lagos, Ibrahim Farinloye said: “Two adult female staff of the State Government died and several injuries have been evacuated.”

“The State Government staff bus was trying to cross the PWD/Sogunle rail crossing while the train coming into Lagos from Abeokuta trapped the bus on its rail,” he added.

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