Sunday, September 24, 2023

Security Agents Begin Search As Bus Plunges Into River In Ogun

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A Sienna bus on Saturday plunged into the Omu river in Ogun State.

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed to newsmen that its operatives in Ogbere outpost were informed by an eyewitness that “a Toyota Sienna plunged into the Omo Bridge River.”

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FRSC spokesperson in Ogun State, Florence Okpe, said “concerted efforts of MTD Ogbere Division, Mobile Police from J4 and FRSC Ogbere Outpost could not establish any skid mark nor trace where the vehicle plunged into the river.”

However, Okpe disclosed that a local diver was sourced from J4 town and “one male adult was rescued alive.”

According to her, the rescued victim is currently responding to treatment at Hope Clinic in J4.

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“Rescue operation is still ongoing,” Okpe stated in a statement.

DAILY POST reports that cases of vehicles falling into different rivers have been on the increase in Ogun State.

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