Three young ladies lost their lives on Thursday along Lagos-Benin highway after their bus was hit by a vehicle carrying the operatives of Nigerian Customs Service in a hot chase. According to an eyewitness,the deceased ladies were in a hummer bus with a registration number EDO AKA 35 LG carrying their goods known okirika. They were chased by Custom officials from the Federal Operations Unit,Zone A,Ikeja,from a checkpoint in Ijebu Ode after the driver carrying them refused to stop at the checkpoint. While chasing them,the vehicle carrying the officials hit the hummer bus which somersaulted several times into a bush at a location called J3. Three of the passengers died on the spot while others were severely injured with the driver losing one of his legs. There were no security personnel to assist or convey the corpses to morgue.