Two killed, seven injured in Lagos crash


Two people were confirmed’ dead and seven were injured’ when three trucks, a fuel tanker and a commercial bus collided in the Anthony area of ​​Lagos State on Tuesday.

Two killed, seven injured in Lagos crash


Punch Metro learned that the accident, which took place around 9.30am on Tuesday, involved two tipper trucks with number plates AKM 741 ZT and AKM 322 ZT, a fuel tanker with number plate U 779 XZ. , Container truck with unknown number plate and commercial bus with number plate KTU 198 XN.

Our correspondent reported that the accident, which was caused’ by reckless driving, resulted in the death of two female passengers on the bus.

Emergency responders at the scene were identified’ as Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Lagos State Ambulance Service, LRU Ambulance, Nigerian Police, Lagos State Fire Service, LRU Fire Unit and Lagos State Traffic Management Authority.

Confirming the crash, the public relations officer, LASEMA, Nosa O'Connor, said: "As soon as the accident was reported, it was discovered that more than one accident involved two tipper trucks, with number plates AKM 741 ZT and AKM 322 ZT. A tanker loaded with a fuel-number plate U-779 XZ, and a 40-foot containerized truck with an unknown number plate resulted in a reckless driving crushing a commercial bus with number plate KTU 198 XN. The occupants have been, trapped and obstructed by vehicles’ on the main carriageway.

However, the bus was opened’ with the help of the agency's light rescue equipment, six people and one child were rescued with injuries of varying degrees, and the agency's paramedics had earlier provided them with medical assistance before they were shifted to Gbagada General Hospital. Was, delivered. LRU Ambulance and Lasambas. Unfortunately, two female adults lost their lives at the scene of the accident.

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