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Lagos Train, Bus Crash: FRSC Boss Recommends a Solution

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dauda Biu, enjoined relevant authorities to construct level crossing railway gates to enhance safety in train operations across Nigeria.

Making the recommendation in a statement by the Corps Public Education Officer, Mr Bisi Kazeem, on Thursday in Abuja, the FRSC boss, called on traders to avoid the unwholesome practice of displaying wears around or on rail tracks.

Biu also cautioned all categories of road users to desist from undue interference with rail tracks whether or not the rails are been engaged by trains.

It would be recalled that the fatal crash involved a moving train and the Lagos State Staff Bus at PWD railway crossing along Agege motor road, Lagos on Thursday,

The crashed Marcopolo bus with registration number 04A-48LA conveyed 85 passengers out of which six adult occupants were confirmed dead.

The remaining 79 occupants who sustained varying degrees of injuries were rescued and presently receiving treatment at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja.

The Corps Marshal commiserated with the families of the dead and also wished the injured quick recovery and the families of the deceased the fortitude to bear the losses.

He commended the FRSC team and all first responders like Nigeria Police, LASEMA, LASTMA for prompt rescue of the victims and promised that the crash will be investigated.(NAN)

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