Two women killed, 6 injured as trucks collide with bus in Lagos
Two persons were killed and six others injured in a road accident in the Anthony area of Lagos State on Wednesday.
It was gathered that the accident occurred when four vehicles, including two trucks, a tanker and a commercial bus, had a collision.
The Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the development in a statement.
Parts of the statement read, “The agency received distress calls about the above incident and upon arrival at the scene of incident, discovered that a four (4) vehicle accident had occurred comprising two tipper trucks, one with registration number AKM-741ZT, a second tipper with unknown registration number, a loaded tanker with unknown registration number and commercial bus with unknown registration.
“The resultant collision, a result of reckless driving left occupants of the bus trapped within.
“With the use of the agency’s light rescue equipment, six people were extricated from the bus.
“They were found to have sustained varying degrees of injuries and unfortunately two adult female lost their lives at the scene of incident.
“Agency responders, the LRU ambulance, Lasambus, Nigeria Police, Lagos Fire service and LRU fire unit were joint responders at the scene of incident.”