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A commercial luxury bus lost control and plunged into a river in Ikorodu area of Lagos State, at the early hours of Friday, leaving three passengers feared dead

An eye witness account blamed the accident on the driver’s “reckless driving,” saying he lost control of the vehicle as a result of over speeding. At least, three people have reportedly lost their lives while several others secured minor injuries

As gathered, the bus belonging to G.O.U Transport conveying passengers from the eastern part of the country, plunged into Owode river at Owode Elede area of Ikorodu in Lagos State.

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Rescue operations have began as at the time of filing this report, as both the LASTMA and LASEMA and LASTMA official have arrived the scene of the accident to rescue the survivors.

The accident has affected traffic at Mile 12 – Ikorodu road, hence, commuters coming towards the Ikorodu axis are advised to ply the BRT lane from Owode as the traffic currently is on standstill.

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35 COMMENTS

  1. This year na so so bad news, death death everywhere like say na competition.. May God save us

  2. Just lok at what is called bridge. There is no difference between a bridge and ordinary main road on the ground. They better go and look at the river Niger, if I am right (the bridge that links Delta State and Onitsha together, how fortified it looks. They have looted everything finish in the coffers.

    • It’s SAD madam…you got it wrong with your comment…that’s a perfect bridge…I was on that road a week ago We should be talking about ” recklessness by Drivers ” , not looting!!! It’s a shallow water, that’s why so many people came out alive….you don’t need the ” Niger bridge ” fortification for that type of location…And before you roast me…I schooled in the east , so I’ve been through onitsha bridge ( Niger bridge )…am in a better situation to comment about the two location.

  3. Nawa oh…. Just today… See wetin luxury bus do to people now… They wan enjoy but not knowing that their lives will end there. This is an horrible accident…. May the souls of the deceased RIP

  4. Na wo…..wht happenin …….na so so death death full evry wer….god wil help, rip to those that lost there life

  5. Death is now like a competition in Nigeria…. Tomorrow we will hear another news that hundred has die Lord have mercy

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