Many Feared Dead As 18-Seater Bus Plunges Into Ondo River (Video)


Many Feared Dead As 18-Seater Bus Plunges Into Ondo RiverMany people have been feared dead after a 18-seated bus on Sunday plunged into Owena River along Akure-Ondo road in Ondo State.

The accident took place on Sunday afternoon along Aponmo village near Akure, the Ondo state capital.

According to an eyewitness, the driver was at top speed while it was raining, which made him lose control of the vehicle.

Meanwhile, Ahmed Hassan, sector commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the state, confirmed the incident.

Hassan said seven of the passengers have been rescued and taken to the hospital, then noted that there was still an ongoing rescue operation to save some passengers.

He added that the number of casualties was yet to be ascertained as men of the corps are still battling to rescue the victims.

Watch a video of the incident below;

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