Volkswagen Van Collide With Train in Lagos
A moving train has reportedly rammed into a Volkswagen bus at Oshodi area of Lagos on Monday.
An un-identified driver and his passengers escaped death by a whisker on Monday as the bus conveying them to their destinations rammed into a moving train around the PWD area of Oshodi, Lagos State.
The accident occurred around 8:15 a.m.
The Lagos State Transport Management Agency (LASTMA) and the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) were at the scene at the time of this report and shared pictures of the accident.
A train ran into a Volkswagen T4 bus at the ARENA crossing, pushing it to Oshodi U-bridge. Onlookers causing more harm than good. Men on ground, Necessary Agencies @lasambus @followlasema,”
The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the bus suddenly veered onto the tracks and collided with the train.
He stated that some of the victims, who sustained injuries resulting from the impact of the collision, had been provided with on-site medical care.
Matters Arising learned that the wreckage of the bus had been safely removed and normalcy restored.
Oke-Osanyintolu said, “The agency received distress calls on the above. Upon arrival at the scene, it was discovered that a passenger motor GGE 972 GE had veered onto the train tracks while crossing the rail at PWD inward Oshodi and subsequently collided with a scheduled commuter train.