One person dies as passenger bus skidded off road

Written by on December 29, 2021

One person is said to have died Monday when a passenger bus skidded off the road and fell into a canal at the Iyana-Oworo area of Lagos State.

Eyewitnesses say the commercial vehicle was conveying people believed to be attending a party in the area when the driver lost control on the narrow bridge leading to the sand-fill community.

Those present at the time of the incident said all occupants of the vehicle were reportedly rescued by passersby.

The rescue operation is said to have gone well until the passengers in the vehicle, who could not account for one of their own, raised an alarm.

On return to the accident scene, the victim – a woman – was seen unconscious, while efforts were made to resuscitate her, she eventually died at a nearby hospital.

Authorities are expected to give a comprehensive brief about the incident, soon.

 

Seun Fakorede


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