At least one person was killed on Monday morning, when a moving train hit a passenger bus that veered off its path and unto the railway around Oshodi in Lagos.
As of the time of the incident in the morning, details of the accident were sketchy but it was later confirmed that the bus with six passengers suddenly veered onto the tracks and collided with the train.
The Director-General of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu confirmed the incident.
He said, “The agency received distress calls at 8:12 am on the above. Upon arrival at the scene, it was discovered that a passenger motor GGE 972 GE with six passengers had veered onto the train tracks while crossing the rail at PWD inward Oshodi and subsequently collided with a scheduled commuter train.