Scene of the crash (Photo: Stanley Ogidi / Punch)
A Honda CR-V Sport Utility Vehicle collided with a yellow 18-seater bus on the ever busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway around 2:20pm on Wednesday in an accident which occurred close to the premises of the headquarters of Punch Nigeria Limited, in Magboro, Ogun State.
Eleven people reported escaped death by a whisker as eye an witness, revealed that the commercial bus was carefully parked by the road as it discharged its passengers when the speeding SUV rammed into it forcefully, completely lifting the bus and its occupants off the ground.
According to Punch Metro, the bus slammed down with equal force and landed on its side, as scared passengers clawed their ways out, using the available windows on one side of the bus.
Although no life was lost, some of the passengers sustained varying degrees of injuries in various parts of their bodies, and have all been rushed to the hospital.