In the early hours of Saturday, tragedy struck when a truck container suddenly fell on a Volkswagen commercial bus, popularly called, “Danfo” at Ojota,” along Ikorodu Road, leaving at least five passengers dead and injuring three others who were rescued alive in the process.
According to bereaved eyewitness, the disaster occurred at Ojota Bus Stop, Ikorodu Road at bout 4:02am when the truck, with registration number AKD 663 KF conveying 40 feet container fell on the Danfo, with registration number FST 944 XR, and trapped the occupants.
Unfortunately five bodies retrieved from the bus were dead but the rescue team were able to retrieve three lucky passengers alive from the carcass. The injured victims were immediately taken to hospital for prompt medical attention. The General Manager of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Mr. Adesina Tiamiyu, confirmed the incident, saying the three rescued passengers were responding to treatment at press time.