There was panic on Sunday on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos State, as emergency management workers blocked the bridge for a simulated road accident.
Panic-stricken motorists cried while their faces creased in horror as they watched officials of the Lagos State Government, supported by some federal workers, battle to rescue victims of the multiple ‘crashes.’
From the scenario, five vehicles, including a LAGBus, had been involved in a multiple crash which resulted in loss of lives, just as a commercial bus plunged into the Lagoon.
While some of the ‘victims’ were rescued, the ‘dead’ were removed and put into an ambulance.
A crane was later deployed to pull out the commercial bus from the Lagoon, as 20 boats, occupied by marine policemen and local divers, coordinated the water operation. Read more