Lagos BRT/Train crash: We Begged Driver to Wait but He Refused —Survivor Reveals What Really Happened


One of the survivors of the accident between a moving train and a Lagos State government Staff bus, at Shogunle area of Ikeja, Lagos, yesterday, March 9, has narrated what transpired prior to the crash.

The survivor simply identified as Titilayo, revealed that they begged the driver of the bus to wait for the train to pass, but he refused.

Speaking to journalists, she said;

“The incident happened around 7.15am. When we got to the intersection at PWD in Ikeja, the driver continued driving. Passengers inside the bus, including myself, begged him to wait for the train to pass before crossing, but he didn’t listen.

“Midway, just before he could finish crossing the rail tracks, the accident happened. Many of us were rushed here, while five others were taken to Gbagada General Hospital.”

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