A passenger train collides with a Lagos State government BRT staff bus at PWD junction in the Ikeja area of the state on Thursday morning.
The BRT, which was carrying government workers, was crossing the rail to connect with ikeja GRA when it was hit by the train traveling from Agege. In a series of images from the accident which is trending on social media, onlookers gathered to rescue victims of the bus-train crash.
The accident has caused a heavy traffic on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway for motorists traveling from Oshodi around Shogunle to ikeja-Along.
Pending an official statement from the Lagos State government, the number of casualties and names of victims remains unknown.
People lost their lives in this incident due to the BRT Bus driver’s recklessness.
It’s really sad that people woke in the morning only to be killed due to someone’s lack of regard for diligence. pic.twitter.com/dKRXo941pE
— President Eniola Daniel (@UnlimitedEniola) March 9, 2023
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