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Many Injured As Dangote Truck Crushes Into BRT Bus In Lagos

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Dangote truck crashes into BRT in lagos

Many people sustained various degree of injures as Dangote truck crashes into a BRT bus carrying full load of passengers along Ikorodu road, Lagos.

One person is reported dead and the bus driver presently in a critical state, with at least ten other passengers with serious injures, have been taken to the hospital by the Lagos state rapid response team.

The driver of the Dangote Truck who caused the accident is said to have eloped immediately after the incident which has caused heavy traffic on both sides of the road.

According to a statement from LASEMA, recovery operation is still ongoing.

An official of LASEMA said that
“On getting to the scene of incident, a dangote truck fully loaded with cement had a brake failure and had a head-on collision with a Primero blue Mass Transit bus with registration number LSR-228XS conveying 40 seated and 20 standing passengers.

“Almost all passengers on board suffered various degrees of injuries with one female passenger losing her life and the driver in a life threatening condition as injuries on his leg totally decapitated.

“The combined efforts of the Agency’s Assets (Medical Unit, Tiger unit,Papa Eagle and Cobra unit) are on ground working alongside LNSC, Nigeria Police, FRSC and LASTMA to ease vehicular movement and ensure a swift recovery of the accidented truck.

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