Two dead, others injured as train crushes BRT bus in Lagos

Two persons have been confirmed killed and many casualties were recorded when a moving train rammed into a BRT bus at the PWD bus stop in the Ikeja area of the state on Thursday morning.

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

He said the bus was used to convey 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 dead adult females staff of the State Government and several others injured 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.

First responders have since arrived the scene and rescue activities are currently ongoing.


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