One dead, one injured in Lagos Train accident

One life was reportedly life and another severly injured in a train accident that occurred on Monday morning at Oshodi, Lagos.

In a report monitored on PREMIUM TIMES, it narrated  how a moving train crashed into a vehicle on Monday morning.


Officials have now said three vehicles were involved in the crash.

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) gave the update via its Twitter handle.

Three vehicles were involved in the accident, including an SUV and a Volkswagen with registration number GGE 972 GE.

“A third vehicle, a highlander JEEP was also involved in the collision and its passengers (2 adult males) sustained serious injuries before being transported to Hospital.


One has since lost his life while the other is undergoing treatment,” the agency tweeted.

The spokesperson of the agency, Nosa Okunbor, said the deceased adult was the driver of the crushed Toyota Highlander with registration number FST 723 FL, while the son is presently hospitalised.

This development updates the earlier statement by the Lagos governor’s aide, Gboyega Akosile, who said there was “no loss of life

Later in the day, the minister for transport Mr Rotimi Ameachi and the Lagos state governor, Babajide sanwolu visted the scene of the accident

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