A bus falls into Lagos canal 12 People rescued

A bus falls into Lagos canal 12 People rescued

A bus falls into Lagos canal 12 People rescued.

No fewer than 12 passengers of a commercial bus were rescued after the bus they boarded veered off its lane and skidded into the canal at Cement busstop on Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, thi evening July 10.

Eye witnesses blamed the driver of the commercial bus for driving recklessly.

Confirming the incident to newsmen, the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the victims were 7 males and five females who were all taken to the hospital.

 

“Upon arrival at the scene, an accident involving a commercial bus (varagon) with unknown registration number and a Camry car with registration number BDG 963BT were encountered at the scene.

Further information gathered at the scene revealed that the accident occurred as a result of reckless driving from the commercial bus driver which led to the falling off of the commercial bus into the canal.

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The 12 ( 7 male and 5 female injured passengers have been rescued and taken to the hospital”he said

Osanyintolu added that car driver (an adult male) sustained minor injuries and was attended to at the scene by the paramedics team.

 

“The LRT team alongside, LRU paramedics and The Nigeria Police were responders at the scene. The Agency’s Hiab is being dispatched for the recovery of the commercial bus from the canal.

A bus falls into Lagos canal 12 People rescued A bus falls into Lagos canal 12 People rescued

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