The Lagos state Emergency Management Agency on Monday said the agency received distress calls on a passenger bus collision with a train at Oshodi, Lagos.
According to a statement by Director General/CEO LASEMA, Dr. Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, it said upon the arrival of the agency 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.
Stating further, “the bus was then dragged along for a stretch of the journey before the train managed to come to a complete halt.
“The Agency was able to successfully extricate the passengers and note that there was no loss of life. Casualties have been provided with on site medical care and discharged
“Members of the public, especially drivers of commuter buses are reminded to obey traffic regulations to prevent injuries and transport delays.
“The wreckage of the bus has been safely removed to allow for free flow of commuter traffic, the statement said.