Bus collides with train in Lagos

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A passenger bus in the early hours of Monday collided with a moving train.

The bus with registration number GGE 972 GE veered into the train tracks running into a moving train in a bid to cross the rail at PWD inward Oshodi, Lagos.

Dr. Femi Oke-Osantintolu ,The director general of Lagos state Emergency Management Agency, stated that the incident occurred around 8.am. He said

“The agency received distress calls on the above. Upon arrival at the scene, it was discovered that a passenger bus with registration number GGE 972 GE, had veered onto the train tracks while crossing the rail at PWD inward Oshodi, Lagos

“The bus was then dragged along for a stretch of the journey before the train managed to come to a complete halt.

“Subsequently, the agency was able to successfully extricate the passengers and note that there was no loss of life.”

He admonished members of the public to obey traffic regulations an exercise caution in order to avoid such occurrences.

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