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Three dead and one rescued as bus plunges into river on Ijebuode-Ore expressway

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Three passengers have been confirmed dead and one other was rescued after a bus plunged into Omo River along the Ijebu Ode/Ore Expressway.

The incident occurred yesterday morning and involved a Toyota Sienna with the registration number APP 830HX.

This was confirmed by the Ogun State sector of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Chief Route Commander and Public Education Officer, Florence Okpe.

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She said the suspected cause of the lone crash was excessive speed which led to loss of control resulting in the vehicle plunging into the river.

The injured victim was taken to Hope Clinic J4 for medical attention while the corpses were deposited at the state General Hospital morgue, Ijebu-Ode.


The Ogun State Sector Commander of the Corps, Anthony Uga, described the crash as an avoidable one if caution was considered.

He further lamented the speed violation among motorists, especially the commercial vehicle on that route.

The Sector Commander appreciated the effort of the local divers for the rescue operation and also sympathized with the family of the victims.

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