Dangote truck, CRV plunge into river

Dangote truck, CRV plunge into river

A Dangote truck and a Honda CRV plunged into a river after an auto crash which occurred on Saturday along Ijebu-Ode/Benin Expressway.

The Commander of Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency, Seni Ogunyemi, confirmed the accident to journalists on Saturday.

He said the two vehicles, whose number plates were yet to be ascertained, plunged into the Omo River in Area J4 along the road.

He said the auto crash occurred as a result of over-speeding.

The casualty was yet to be ascertained Saturday night, the official said.

Rescue efforts have commenced with officials from various agencies and local divers working to rescue possible survivors and extract the vehicles.

At least three Dangote trucks have been involved in series of accidents in the past few weeks.


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