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Man Dies While Jumping From BRT In Lagos



A middle-age man, (name unknown), has died while jumping from a Marcopolo BRT bus at Casso axis, on Abeokuta/Lagos Expressway today, Ifo Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC),has said.

According to Mr Joshua Ibitomi, the Agbado Unit Commander of FRSC, who confirmed the incidence to newsmen in Ota, said that the accident occured around 5.40 p. m.

He explained that the man died when he mistaken missed his step in the process of jumping that from the bus at Casso Bus-Stop, which he boarded at Oshodi.

“The man died instantly because he hit his head on the road.

“The corpse of the victim has been taken to an undisclosed hospital because residents of the area are harassing and destroying property of motorists plying the road,” he said.

He added that there was no means of identification on the deceased.

Also, the FRSC could not get the BRTs registration number as the driver had escaped from the scene immediately the accident happened.

He, however, said that the FRSC, police and LASTMA were on ground to control traffic and restore peace to the area.

Ibitomi also advised the people to desist from taking laws into their hands.

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