JUST IN: Bus, Moving Train Collide In Lagos

Information reaching Eagles Reporters has confirmed a head on collision of a passenger vehicle transporting six passengers.

According to reports, the bus collided with a moving commuter train at PWD inward Oshodi, Lagos state.

The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu who confirmed the incident said the vehicle suddenly veered onto the tracks and collided with the train.

“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 bus was then dragged along for a stretch of the journey before the train managed to come to a complete halt,” Oke-Osanyintolu said.

The Agency was able to successfully evacuate the passengers while the wreckage of the bus has been removed to allow free flow of commuter traffic.

No life was lost in the accident however, casualties have been provided with on-site medical care and discharged.

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