An accident, on Tuesday, involving two commuter buses, along Lagos Road in Ikorodu, has left 10 people severely injured. The accident happened at Agric-Ishawo stretch of the road.
Newsbreak.ng gathered that one of the affected buses, a Tata bus, had a break failure and consequently hit the Coaster bus from the rear.
The incident happened at about 5.00am, when commuters were rushing to work.
Although, there was no death, blood stains could be seen splattered on the Coaster bus.
An eyewitness, Shakiru Oyeleye, a NURTW member, said:
“The Tata bus lost control and ran into the coaster bus, which was also loading passengers heading to Oshodi. Both buses are going to Oshodi. It was a very scary incident. Ten people were seriously injured and thank God the Lagos State Emergency Ambulance came immediately to help the injured to Ikorodu General Hospital,” he said.
The injured have been taken to Ikorodu General Hospital.
The incident caused a traffic snarl as officials of the Lagos State Transport Management Agency, LASTMA, tried to evacuate the damaged buses.