Some residents in Lagos state narrowly escaped death by a whisker this morning September 14 as the bus conveying them to their destination rammed into a moving train around the PWD area of Oshodi, Lagos State.
The bus with Lagos registration number GGE 972 GE veered onto the train tracks while crossing the rail at PWD inward Oshodi, Lagos, and collided with the fast-moving commuter train.
Confirming the incident to newsmen, the Director-General of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr. Femi Oke-Osantintolu, said the accident which happened around 8.am, had been brought under control and that no life was lost in the incident.
”The agency received distress calls on the above. Upon arrival at the scene, it was discovered that a passenger bus with registration number GGE 972 GE, had veered onto the train tracks while crossing the rail at PWD inward Oshodi, Lagos.
The bus was then dragged along for a stretch of the journey before the train managed to come to a complete halt. Subsequently, the agency was able to successfully extricate the passengers and note that there was no loss of life.”he said