Wednesday 6 July 2016

Three die as container falls on bus in Lagos - TheNation

Three persons have been confirmed dead and several two others injured after a container fell on a commercial bus in Lagos.

The incident occurred Wednesday morning at Alakija bus stop on the busy Badagry expressway.

It was gathered that a 40 feet container careying truck moving inward Badagry marked KRD526XP rammed into a commercial bus marked EPE972XH with five occupants.

The Nation learnt that the collision prompted the container to fall on the bus, killing three persons on the spot.

Two others who were trapped under the container were said to have sustained serious injuries and rushed to the hospital by emergency responders.

Confirming the incident, the General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency  (LASEMA) said recovery operations were still ongoing.

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