Many have been feared dead, as a hit-and-run driver ran into several school children along Ogunusi Road, Grammar School bus stop, Lagos State.

The pupils were on their home after school hours and wanted to cross the road when the incident happened.

The driver was reportedly chased to the Ogba area where he was arrested.

“I have never witnessed such a terrible scene in my life. I saw about 15 pupils lying lifeless on the floor. The incident occurred around 2 pm,” a commercial motorcyclist told Punch.

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Riot has broken out as a result of the incident as policemen fired tear gas canisters to disperse the crowd.