Six Passengers Rescued as Train Collides With Bus at Oshodi

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SWITZERLAND, SEPTEMBER 14 – Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) have successfully rescued six passenger trapped in a bus after a train collided with it at the PWD rail crossing in Oshodi on Monday morning.

According to Gboyega Akosile, Chief Press Secretary to Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, LASEMA received distress calls at 8.12 am. Upon arrival at the scene, it was discovered that a passenger bus 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.

The bus was then dragged along for a stretch of the journey before the train managed to come to a complete halt.

“The Agency was able to successfully extricate the passengers and note that there was no loss of life.

“Casualties have been provided with on site medical care and discharged Members of the public, especially drivers of commuter buses are reminded to obey traffic regulations to prevent injuries and transport delays. The wreckage of the bus has been safely removed,” Akosile said.

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