Tragedy struck in the early hours of Saturday when a container fell off a truck on to a fully loaded commercial bus popularly known as ‘Danfo’ in the Ojota area of Lagos State, killing no fewer than eight people.
According to an eyewitness account, 3 passengers were rescued alive by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA).
As at the time of filing this report, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency officials were still on ground as rescue operations continued.
See photos from the fatal accident below. Please be warned that some of the pictures contain graphic images.