There have been a collision between a bus and a moving train in Oshodi, Lagos — One passenger has been confirmed dead.
“The agency received distress calls at 8.12 am on the above. Upon arrival at the scene, it was discovered that a passenger motor GGE 972 GE with six passengers had veered onto the train tracks while crossing the rail at PWD inward Oshodi and subsequently collided with a scheduled commuter train.” The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu who confirmed the incident.
“The bus was then dragged along for a stretch of the journey before the train managed to come to a complete halt.The Agency was able to successfully extricate the passengers and one life was lost.”
Casualties have been provided with on site medical care and discharged, He added.
A 20 year old boy that sustained severe injuries was taken to LASUTH for further treatment.