BY TIMOTHY AGBOR
At least one person has been confirmed dead in an accident that occurred in the Meiran area of Lagos State shortly after a passenger train rammed into a government staff bus.
The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority said the fresh crash occurred when a “Vanagon” bus drove against traffic and collided with a Honda Civic car.
Confirming the accident on its Twitter page, LASTMA explained that the driver of the Honda Civic Car died instantly at the scene of the accident.
“An accident involving a “Vanagon” bus that drove against traffic at Meiran collided with a Honda civic car. The driver of the said Honda died instantly.
“Men of Nigeria police are on ground to maintain sanity, while we also await a tow truck for evacuation.
“Traffic has extended backward Salolo but structure much in place to move traffic effectively,” LASTMA stated.
This is the second fatal accident recorded in Lagos on Thursday morning.
Eight persons had been confirmed dead while about eighty others were severely injured in the train crash that happened at the PWD area of Ikeja.