DANGOTE TRUCK CRASHES INTO BRT BUS, CASUALTIES RECORDED
A Dangote truck carrying a full load of cement lost control and crashed into a BRT Bus on the other side of the road at Asolo, Ikorodu.
The bus driver is in a critical state and at least ten passengers were injured and have been taken taken to the hospital by the Lagos state rapid response team.
The driver of the Truck 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
“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.
“All passengers on board suffered various degrees of injuries with one female passenger losing her life and the driver suffered severe life threatening injuries with 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.
“Recovery operation ongoing”.