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BREAKING! BRT Vehicle Collides With 18-Passenger Bus In Lagos, Driver Dies




TRIXX NG reports that a ghastly accident occurred in Lagos on Wednesday morning when a yet-to-be-identified commercial bus driver died after his bus somersaulted following a collision with a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) vehicle.

According to a media report, the incident occurred on the Ifako Bridge inward Ogudu on the Apapa-Oworonshoki Expressway in Lagos.

PUNCH quoted a witness as saying that the fully loaded commercial bus was coming from Lagos Island and heading to the Ojodu Berger area of the state when the accident occurred.

“On hearing of the death of the commercial driver, whose body was lying beside the upturned commercial bus, hoodlums in the area quickly set the BRT bus ablaze.

“This resulted in a gridlock that stretched to the Car Wash bus stop area between Gbagada and Oworonshoki,” the newspaper wrote.

It added that the Deputy Director, Public Affairs, Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, Adebayo Taofik, confirmed the accident.

He said LASTMA officers were on the ground controlling the building traffic to clear the road for easy movement for commuters.

It would be recalled that a BRT bus collided with a train few weeks back, leading to the death of some government workers while several were injured



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