Three killed as BRT crushes motorcycles in Lagos Open

Category: Vehicle Accident
Time: 05 Oct 23, 02:28PM
Address: No 7 Agoanago street, Ojo 102101, Lagos, Nigeria
Source: Anonymous

Three persons have lost their lives in an auto crash in the Alakija area of Lagos. The victims, who were riding on two commercial motorcycles, allegedly had a head-on collision with a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) vehicle heading to Okomaiko in the Ojo area of the state from Mile 2. It was learnt that they were on their way home after a football match at Navy Town also in Ojo, when their motorcycles rammed into the Lagos State government-owned commercial bus. Irate youths would have set the bus on fire but for the timely arrival of policemen from FESTAC Police Station, led by the Divisional Police Officer, Balogun Gboyega. The body of one of the motorcyclists was taken away by his people, while the three others were taken to FESTAC Police Station. It was also learnt that the BRT driver was rescued by the police from the angry mob who almost lynched him.

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