A video of victims being treated on the floor outside the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) following the freak collision between a train and BRT bus that occurred in Lagos this morning has gone viral.
A number of people lost their lives, and others who managed to survive the accident, which occurred in the early hours of Wednesday, March 9 along the Fajuyi Adekunle Way in the Ikeja area of the state, were severely hurt and had to be rushed to the hospital for urgent medical care.
Videos shared online show the staff of the hospital laying foams in an open space and having some of the victims lay on the foams.
It was gathered that the hospital had to take this measure because there were not enough bed spaces in the facility to accommodate the victims.
Watch video below,
Speaking on the incident, a spokesman for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Nosa Okunbor revealed that over 82 people were injured in the accident and evacuated to LASUTH.
The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) spokesman, Adebayo Taofiq, added that though the bus involved in the crash is the same as the regular BRT buses in the state, the bus was a staff bus belonging to the Lagos state government.
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