Connect with us

Metro

Two die as another vehicle plunges into river in Ogun

Published

on

At least two persons were confirmed dead on Wednesday when a vehicle plunged into the Ososa River along the Ijebu Ode-Sagamu Expressway in Ogun State.

The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the state, Ahmed Umar, who confirmed the accident to journalists in Ota, said one other person was seriously wounded in the incident.

A truck loaded with cement had on Monday plunged into the same river. a

The driver of the truck later died in hospital in the area.

Umar said a Toyota Camry car with registration number, MUS 370 GV, and a Lexus Jeep, marked SMK 08 HK, were involved in the accident which occurred at 3.55 p.m. on Wednesday.

READ ALSO: Residents in awe as Ogun river turns dry

The FRSC official said: “The two vehicles had a head-on collision which made the car in front to plunge into the river.

“Seven male adults were involved in the accident. Two were confirmed dead while one other sustained various degrees of injuries.

“The victims’ remains had been deposited at State Hospital morgue, Ijebu-Ode, while the survivor is also receiving treatment at the same hospital.”

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

sixteen − 3 =

Investigations