JUST IN: ‘Many’ injured as Dangote truck collides with BRT bus in Lagos

Many persons have been reported injured in an accident involving a truck of Dangote cement and a BRT bus in Ikorodu area of Lagos state about 10am on Monday.

A witness said the BRT bus was coming from Ikorodu garage with passengers when the truck lost its brakes and rammed into the vehicle.

TheCable could not verify the claim as of the time of this report.

Lagos State Traffic Managememt Authority (LASTMA) tweeted about the incident on its handle. “A fatal accident involving a loaded trailer going into Ikorodu that skidded off the main carriageway to collide with a high capacity bus on the BRT corridor,” the tweet read.

LASTMA said evacuation process has started as victims of the accident have been rushed to the hospital for medical treatment.

The evacuation process has started. Traffic backlog has extended to Oja b/stop for those coming from Ikorodu. The backlog is at Asolo for those going into Ikorodu. @TrafficChiefNG @Gidi_Traffic @trafficbutter @lagostelevision @lagostraffic961

CREDIT: THE CABLE

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