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JUST IN: Passengers Feared Dead With Many Injured As Dangote Truck Collides With BRT Bus In Lagos

Valentine Chinyem

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Many people are feared dead as a Dangote truck carrying bags of cement crashed into a BRT bus around Agric Bus Stop in Ikorodu, Lagos.

According to an eye witness, the driver of the truck which was heading into Lagos, lost control of the truck, veered off the road before colliding with the bus.

“The brake of the truck failed and he was trying to control it. The bus driver was affected and many people in the bus died,” the eyewitness claimed.

Also confirming the crash, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) on its official Twitter handle @followlastma, reported, “A fatal accident involving a loaded trailer going inw Ikorodu that skidded off the main carriageway to collide with a high capacity bus on the BRT corridor.”

The agency added that some of the casualties had been taken to the hospital.