Fatal Accident Between Dangote Truck and BRT BUS in Lagos (PHOTOS)

According to reports, A truck belonging to Dangote cement and a BRT bus in

Ikorodu area of Lagos state has collided on Tuesday morning, killing three

passengers and  injuring many.
According to an eyewitness, the BRT bus was coming from Ikorodu garage with

passengers when the truck lost its brakes and rammed into the vehicle.

Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, director-general of LASEMA, who disclosed this in a statement,

said all the occupants of the bus sustained injuries and that an investigation would be

conducted on the incident.

Fatal Accident Between Dangote Truck and BRT BUS in Lagos (PHOTOS)

 

Fatal Accident Between Dangote Truck and BRT BUS in Lagos (PHOTOS)

 

Fatal Accident Between Dangote Truck and BRT BUS in Lagos (PHOTOS)

‘’On getting to the scene of incident, a Dangote truck fully loaded with cement had a brake

failure and had a head-on collision with a Primero blue Mass Transit bus with registration

number LSR-228XS conveying 40 seated and 20 standing passengers, he said.

‘’All passengers on board suffered various degrees of injuries with one female passenger

losing her life and the driver suffered severe life threatening injuries with his leg totally

decapitated. The combined efforts of the Agency’s Assets/Medical Unit are on ground

working alongside LNSC, Nigeria Police, FRSC and LASTMA to ease vehicular movement

and ensure a swift recovery of the accidented truck. Recovery operation ongoing.’’

Earlier, Lagos State Traffic Managememt Authority (LASTMA) tweeted about the incident

on its handle.

A fatal accident involving a loaded trailer going into Ikorodu that skidded off the main

carriageway to collide with a high capacity bus on the BRT corridor,” the tweet read

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