Train/BRT crash: We begged driver to wait but he refused - Survivor


One of the survivors of the collision between a speeding train and a bus carrying employees of the Lagos State government, which happened in the Shogunle neighborhood of Ikeja, Lagos, yesterday, March 9, has described what happened before the collision, read here.

They urged the bus driver to wait for the train to pass, but he refused, said the survivor, who only went by the name Titilayo.

Speaking to Newsmen, Titilayo 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," she said.

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