Train and BRT accident in lagos in Lagos State Traffic Management Authority has said two of the victims involved in the early morning train-BRT crash have died.
The Director, Public Affairs and Enlightenment Department of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Adebayo Taofiq, told The PUNCH that the bus was fully loaded with members of staff of the state government, adding that the driver wasn’t patient enough.
He said, “One cannot easily calculate the number of staff members in the bus; Train and BRT accident in lagos, some were standing because it is a fully-loaded bus. The driver was supposed to have waited for the train because he still had time. It wasn’t 8 am yet, so why the rush?
“Two people have died and the train dragged the bus to an extent while some people were also fast to have jumped out of the bus while some were trapped. We can say 15 rescued for now. We can’t give the exact number but two people have died.”
Taofiq had earlier confirmed the accident in a statement, saying, “A Lagos State Government staff bus with registration no 04A- 48LA was on Thursday morning crushed by a moving train at the PWD, Ikeja area of Lagos.
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