A vehicle conveying six passengers collided with a moving commuter train at PWD inward Oshodi, Lagos, leaving the passengers with a near-death experience.
The vehicle reportedly swerved onto the tracks and collided with the train, according to the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu who confirmed.
“The agency received distress calls at 8.12 am on the above. Upon arrival at the scene, it was discovered that a passenger motor GGE 972 GE with six passengers had veered onto the train tracks while crossing the rail at PWD inward Oshodi and subsequently collided with a scheduled commuter train.
“The bus was then dragged along for a stretch of the journey before the train managed to come to a complete halt,” Oke-Osanyintolu said.
The Agency was able to successfully extricate the passengers while the wreckage of the bus has been removed to allow the free flow of commuter traffic.
Although no life was lost in the accident, the casualties have been provided with on-site medical care and discharged. (Channels TV)