At least 55 persons were injured and two killed after a Dangote truck crushed a BRT bus in Lagos.
Two employees of Primero and a female passenger were killed on Tuesday morning after a Dangote truck rammed into a Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) at Majidun in Ikorodu,
It was gathered that the cement-laden truck had a brake failure and suddenly skidded into the BRT lane crushing an oncoming mass transit bus with registration number LSR228XS.
Announcing the death of his workers, Primero boss, Fola Tinubu said there was nothing the BRT driver could do as the truck jumped from his lane and hit the bus head-on.
I pray for God to grant the deceased souls eternal rest and we’ll continue to investigate the accident.”
The driver suffered severe life threatening injuries with his leg totally decapitated.“The combined efforts of the agency’s assets (Medical Unit, Tiger unit, Papa Eagle and Cobra unit) are on ground working alongside LNSC, Police, FRSC and LASTMA to ease vehicular movement and ensure a swift recovery of the accidented truck. Recovery operation is ongoing,” he said.