A yet-to-be identified man has been killed after LAGBUS rammed into a building on Alfred Rilwan road in Falomo area of Ikoyi, Lagos State.
Another occupant of the building, which collapsed due to the impact of the incident, was still receiving treatment in the hospital at press time.
The LAGBUS with number plate KSF 397 KX, was coming inward Falomo, at about 11.10 pm Tuesday night, when the unidentified driver lost control, causing it to veer off its lane, Vanguard reports.
In the driver’s bid to control the bus, it rammed into the building, on the other side of the road.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the incident said that “the building collapsed and trapped two occupants. Teams of policemen and other emergency responders were mobilised to the scene.
“One of the victims, Dauda Lucas, 45, was rescued from the rubble with severe injury, while one other adult male whose identity is yet to be established was brought out dead
“The injured victims were taken to Lagos Island General Hospital’s morgue for autopsy. Meanwhile, effort is ongoing to arrest the fleeing driver.”
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