Bus, SUV collide with moving train in Lagos

A commercial bus and an SUV on Monday collided with a train around the PWD area of Oshodi, Lagos State.

It was learnt that one of the persons in the SUV died in the accident while the passengers of the commercial vehicle survived with minimal injuries.

The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the bus conveying the passengers, suddenly veered onto the tracks and collided with the train.

Oke-Osanyintolu said, “The bus and the Jeep were 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. A 20-year-old boy that sustained severe injuries was taken to LASUTH for further treatment.”

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