A Lagos State Government staff bus with registration no 04A- 48LA was on Thursday, March 9, 2023, crushed by a moving train at PWD, Ikeja area of Lagos.
Adebayo Taofiq, the director, Public Affairs and Enlightenment Department of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, confirmed the accident in a statement.
An accident between a moving train and a high Capacity bus belonging to LASG staff occurred around PWD, close to Shogunle.
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“The accident recorded many casualties as the staff bus was fully loaded with govt staff going to the office this morning,” the statement added.
2 APC Supporters Dies In Car Crash On Their Way To Campaign Rally In Ekiti
No fewer than two supporters of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ebonyi State on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, died on their way to the party’s kick-off rally that took place at Iboko community in Izzi LGA of the state.
It was gathered that the supporters were involved in an auto-crash a few kilometres from the venue of the rally. The accident which claimed the lives of a man and a woman also recorded scores of injuries among the APC supporters who were in the vehicle heading to the rally.
The bus involved belonged to Onicha South Mass Transit.
An eyewitness, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to newsmen, said the accident occurred as a result of careless driving by the driver hired to carry the supporters to the rally.
“One of the drivers was driving carelessly, and unfortunately collided with another car in an attempt to overtake, without minding his life and the passengers’ safety as well,” the first eyewitness explained.
“The victims of the accident had been taken to the hospital, but two persons, a man, and a woman died instantly. It was a painful experience today,” the source stated.
When contacted for confirmation, the Ebonyi State Police Command spokesperson, Chris Anyanwu did not pick up calls to his phone at the time of filing this report.
Popular Music Producer, Magicsticks And Mother, Involved In Car Accident
Popular music producer, Kareem Olasunkanmi Temitayo professionally known as Magicsticks has shared news of how he survived an accident a day into 2023.
The 27-year-old producer who is credited with creating many of Asake’s beats revealed that he and his mother were only saved by God after being engaged in a tragic accident.
He revealed that it was his custom to spend the New Year’s holiday with his mother.
However, when he was leaving with her, an accident occurred when one of their car tires detached and careened down a hill, while their vehicle was also on the edge of the hill.
In his words, “I usually spend the new year with my mum. So January 2nd on our way out we had an accident.
“The front tire came out and went down the hill. Our car was at the edge as well. It’s only grace, I’m grateful to God. Happy new year.”
All 12 tracks on Asake’s ‘Mr. Money with the Vibe’ album, which had the biggest Afrobeats album launch ever when it debuted at number 66 on the Billboard 200 charts and topped the charts in 31 other countries, were produced by him.