A commercial bus has somersaulted in Lagos on Monday as the driver tried to avoid an oncoming vehicle injuring seven people in the ghastly accident.
The spokesperson for the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Adebayo Taofiq, confirmed the incident to newsmen, he said the accident happened at Super, inwards Ile-Epo, in Abule Egba, Lagos State.
“It involved a blue Mazda Bus with registration number AGF 991 YC.
“The driver was over-speeding and in an attempt to dodge the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit that was coming, the bus hit the wall on the BRT lane, and the vehicle somersaulted.
“We have seven passengers in the bus, all of them were seriously injured, LASTMA officers rescued them and took them to Ile-epo General Hospital,” he told pressmen.
He said officers of the agency were on ground and ensured that all the passengers inside the bus were immediately rescued.
LASTMA warned commercial bus drivers to stop over-speeding and obey traffic rules and regulations for the good of other road users.
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