In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 01st, October, 2020

Horror! BRT Crushes Lagos Motorcyclist, Passenger To Loss of life

Horror! BRT Crushes Lagos Motorcyclist, Passenger To Death

In accordance with a report by The PUNCH, two yet-to-be-identified individuals misplaced their lives on Wednesday when a bus belonging to the Primero Transport Providers Restricted rammed right into a industrial motorbike conveying two passengers to a vacation spot within the Ile-Igbo space of Abule-Egba, Lagos State.

It was gathered that the motorcyclist was plying the Bus Speedy Transit devoted route with out switching on the headlamp of his motorbike when the tragedy struck round 4am.

The motorcyclist and one of many passengers, died on the spot, whereas the opposite passenger, who sustained accidents from the affect of the collision, was rushed to a close-by hospital for therapy.

It was learnt that instantly the accident occurred, the bus driver, Bohan Abiodun, went to the Oke-Odo Police Division to report the matter, and this enabled the police and different emergency responders to rescue the injured sufferer.

The corpses of the deceased have been mentioned to have been deposited in a mortuary.

Reacting to the crash, the Head, Company Communications, Primero Transport Providers, Mutiu Yekeen, whereas commiserating with the bereaved households, mentioned the bus was heading for Abule-Egba from Oshodi to convey early morning commuters when it rammed into the motorcyclist and his passengers on the BRT hall.

Yekeen mentioned, “We remorse to announce an accident that occurred round 4am on Wednesday, near Ile-Igbo, inward Abule-Egba. A bus heading for Abule-Egba from Oshodi to convey early morning commuters was concerned in an accident that claimed the lives of two victims on the spot. A industrial motorcyclist conveying two passengers, in accordance with the busman, appeared from nowhere on the BRT hall.

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“The driving force, who couldn’t keep away from the motorbike, which had no headlamp on and was dealing with the oncoming bus, knocked down the victims. The driving force of the BRT bus shortly ran to the Oke-Odo Police Station to report the matter. When the Lagos State emergency crew arrived on the scene, two individuals have been found to have died on the spot, however the third particular person was taken to hospital by the emergency crew.

“The administration commiserates with the victims’ household. The corpses have been taken away by the Lagos State emergency crew. The matter continues to be beneath investigation because the IPO accountable for the case requested the BRT administration to provide the police 48 hours for the households of the victims to look.

“The life of each Lagosian is treasured to us. Whereas we remorse the accident that led to the lack of lives, the administration appealed to all industrial motorcyclists, non-public vehicles and danfo drivers to cease encroaching on the BRT lanes to keep away from future accidents.”

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, mentioned the corpses have been deposited in a morgue, including that the car had been impounded.

Adejobi acknowledged, “On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, a BRT car with quantity plate 0002178, pushed by one Bohan Abiodun, hit a bike with quantity plate Ogun TTD 995 WI on the BRT lane on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway in Iyana-Ipaja.

“The motorcyclist was conveying two passengers when the accident occurred; the motorcyclist and one pf his passengers died, whereas the opposite passenger sustained accidents and was taken to hospital. The corpses of the victims have been deposited in a morgue for post-mortem.”

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