Fresh Details Emerge As Train Collides With BRT Bus In Lagos
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed the accident involving a moving train and BRT bus loaded with passengers at the PWD bus stop in Ikeja, Lagos State.
Naija News earlier reported that the train collided with the Lagos State Government bus on Thursday morning, with unconfirmed people reported dead and several others injured.
However, in an interview with Channels Television on Thursday, NEMA spokesman in Lagos, Ibrahim Farinloye said two adult female staff of the State Government have been confirmed dead and several injured.
Farinloye disclosed that the corpses of the two females have been evacuated, and those injured had been taken to the Lagos State Teaching Hospital.
The NEMA spokesman added that first responders have since arrived at the scene and rescue activities are currently ongoing.
He said, “Two adult females staff of the State Government dead and several injured evacuated.”
“The State Government staff bus was trying to cross the PWD/Sogunle rail crossing while the train coming into Lagos from Abeokuta trapped the bus on its rail,” he added.