A road accident involving a BRT bus, a Mazda car and a motocycle at Idiroko area of Lagos State on Wednesday claimed life of a 35-year-old motorcycle rider, while another adult male sustained serious injuries and said to be receiving treatment in hospital as at the time of filing this report.
Penpushing reports that the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency(LASEMA) in statement confirmed the sad development, adding that the motorcycle rider died at the scene of the accident.
“Upon arrival at the scene of incident, it was discovered that a BRT bus with registration number FST-185XS lost control while on motion as a result of some spilled pig feed on the road and collided with a Mazda car (KJA-555XY) and a Motorcycle with unknown registration number thereby obstructing free vehicular movement along the main carriageway’.
“Unfortunately, the motorcycle rider, an adult male (Lawal Musa aged 35yrs), lost his life at the scene of incident while an adult male who sustained different degree of injury had been moved to the hospital.
“LRT, LASAMBUS, LASTMA, SEHMU and Police were responders at the scene working together to evacuate the accident vehicles off the road to restore normalcy along the axis,” the statement explained.
Penpushing also reports that statement added that,the emergency responders have reportedly evacuated the spilt pig feed from the road, to enhance free flow of traffic, while the corpse handed to the family.
“The dead victim (Lawal Musa) had been handed over to the family by Sehmu in the presence of Police officers from Anthony division while the accidented BRT bus has been recovered off the road median with the aid of the agency’s heavy-duty equipment (Supermetro). Secondary incident averted and road now free for vehicular activities, operation concluded,” the statement said.