No fewer than 12 passengers of a industrial bus were rescued after the bus they boarded veered off its lane and skidded into the canal at Cement busstop on Lagos-Abeokuta Miniature-ranking entry to freeway, thi evening July 10.
Respect witnesses blamed the motive force of the industrial bus for riding recklessly.
Confirming the incident to newsmen, the Eternal Secretary, Lagos Snarl Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the victims were 7 males and five females who were all taken to the scientific institution.
“Upon arrival on the scene, an accident bright a industrial bus (varagon) with unknown registration quantity and a Camry car with registration quantity BDG 963BT were encountered on the scene.
Additional recordsdata gathered on the scene published that the accident took place which skill that of reckless riding from the industrial bus driver which resulted in the falling off of the industrial bus into the canal.
The 12 ( 7 male and 5 female injured passengers were rescued and brought to the scientific institution”he said
Osanyintolu added that car driver (an adult male) sustained minor injuries and modified into once attended to on the scene by the paramedics team.
“The LRT team alongside, LRU paramedics and The Nigeria Police were responders on the scene. The Agency’s Hiab is being dispatched for the recovery of the industrial bus from the canal.”