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Bus plunges into Lagos Lagoon

26 January 2013, 17:39

Lagos - A Sienna bus with registration No. BB 974 EKY on Saturday, plunged into the Lagos Lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

The Lagos Island Unit Commander of the FRSC, Saddiq Abdulrahman, told NAN that the lone occupant of the vehicle survived with serious injuries.

He said that the incident occurred at about 10.30, shortly after the environmental sanitation exercise at the Police Post on KM. 6 on the bridge.

Abdulrahman said that a rescue team of the FRSC and the Police got to the scene of the incident at about 11.45.

He said that the driver of the vehicle, whom he identified as Shola Oladimeji, was on high-speed when the accident occurred.

Abdulrahman said that Oladimeji sustained serious injuries and had been taken to the Ikeja General Hospital by the FRSC and the Police for medical attention.

- NAN

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