Many people are currently feared dead and injured on Thursday following an early morning accident which involved a Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) train and a bus from one of the Lagos State Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) scheme near PwD bus stop before Oshodi.
According to eyewitness report, the BRT bus got crushed by the train while trying to cross the railway crossing at Shogunle.
The number of casualties could not be ascertained at the time of filing this report.
A Twitter user, Gidi, while sharing the video taken from the scene of the incident said, “One minute you’re going to work in a BRT, next minute a train is dragging your bus from ikeja to shogunle. I pray for everyone involved this morning – @seunlopez_ #Lagos”
“A significant number of casualties are anticipated following a collision involving a train and a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) vehicle. The train collided with the BRT, causing it to be dragged from the Ikeja Along area to Shogunle,” he added.
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All efforts to ascertain the number of casualties recorded from the accident at the time of filing this report were unsuccessful. Several calls made to Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Nigerian Railway Corporation and other relevant agencies were not answered.