An accident involving a tricycle, commercial bus and train at the Abeoukuta road, Agege, Lagos Pen Cinema has left two people dead and many injured which occurred on Friday morning. According to reporters two people were confirmed dead while several got injured. It was gathered that the victims were sitting on the train when it veered upon sighting the bus coming from far.
Eye-witnesses says the victims fell on the rail-line and was shredded by the moving train, while the other two fell by the bus and loosed some body parts.However, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agencies,LASEMA, arrived on the scene for recovery and evacuation. The train continued its journey, oblivious of the casualties.
Although, a LASEMA official, Adesina TiamiyuHe said “It is true there was an accident there but untrue that many people died. The bus was empty and packed on the side.“The three victims were hanging on top of the train. One of them died, while the other two sustained injuries. We have appealed to residents so many times to stop handing on moving objects. Sitting on top of a moving train is dangerous. It is deadly. People should value their lives