Scene of the accident. Image credit: LASTMA

Many people have been injured as two buses belonging to the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) Scheme on Monday collided at Asolo area of Ikorodu, Lagos state.

Concise News gathered that the accident, which happened around 7:45 a.m., has led to build-up of traffic around the area.

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It was also learned that eyewitnesses said many who were injured have been taken to hospital for treatment.

According to the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA), which posted photos from the accident scene to its official Twitter handle, efforts were being made to remove the vehicles from the road.

LASTMA tweeted, “An accident involving two high capacity buses on the BRT corridor at Asolo. Traffic building up both ways due to onlookers. Recovery already ongoing. Please be patient.”

This accident comes barely one week after several persons were injured after a trailer collided with a BRT vehicle in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.

The trailer going inwards Ikorodu skidded off the main carriageway and collided with the BRT.