18 bus passengers die in Lagos accident


Tragedy struck on Sunday morning after an 18-seater bus had a head-on collision with a truck in the Agemowo area along Lagos-Badagry Expressway.

It was gathered that the incident happened around 8 am. All the passengers and the driver of the bus reportedly died.

A motor boy in the truck also lost his life in the accident.

It was learnt that the driver of the commercial bus which left the Yaba area of the state and heading to Benin Republic tried to overtake a vehicle when he lost control and collided with the oncoming truck.

The Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Taofiq Adebayo, confirmed the incident.