A passenger train collides with a Lagos state government BRT staff bus at PWD junction in the Ikeja area of the state on Thursday morning.
The BRT, which was carrying government workers, was crossing the rail to connect with Ikeja GRA when it was hit by the train travelling from Agege. In a series of images from the accident making rounds on the internet, onlookers gathered to rescue victims of the bus-train crash.
The accident has caused heavy traffic on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway for motorists travelling from Oshodi around Shogunle to Ikeja-Along.
Pending an official statement from the Lagos State government, the number of casualties and names of victims remains unknown.
Train crushes a BRT bus today in Oshodi. Couple of casualties, check on your loved ones guys. pic.twitter.com/LKVhal909D
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