11 Passengers Burnt To Death In Lagos,Driver Flees
11 persons; 3 females, 8 males were burnt to death while 3 persons were rescued alive after a 14 seater commercial bus lost its brakes, somersaulted and burst into flames yesterday, July 21 at Berger by Otedola bridge.
According to Lagos State Emergency Management Agency(LASEMA) the horrific accident occurred when the bus was moving inward Berger by Otedola, around 6.10 pm. LASEMA response team, Federal Road Safety Corps, Lagos State Fire Service and the Nigerian Police were involved in the rescue.
General Manager LASEMA, Mr. Michael Akindele advised motorists to avoid over speeding and also ensure proper checks on their vehicles.