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Four injured as two BRT buses collide in Lagos

September 3, 2019

Four injured as two BRT buses collide in Lagos
At least four persons were seriously injured Monday after two Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) buses clashed with each other in Asolo bus stop in Majidun, Ikorodu area of Lagos state.

The incident occurred around 7:00 a.m, resulting to traffic gridlock in the area.

The drivers of the two BRT buses were decclared to have sustained grave injuries, while two other passengers who were also involved were taken to the hospital.

According to reports, a bike plying the BRT lane was said to have caused the severe accident.

An eyewitness. who is recognized as Rafiu explained how the Bikeman caused the accident.

In his statement, he said:

“The two BRT buses involved in the accident were on the BRT corridor. One was coming from Mile 12 and the other from Ikorodu. The accident happened while the BRT coming from Mile 12 swarfed off the road from a commercial motorcycle that was on his lane. His BRT ran into the other income BRT and it led to the accident.”

He stated that the motorcycle rider escaped the scene immediately, and that the two bus drivers both men, were seriously injured, while the other two injured persons were females.

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