No fewer than 5 persons have been reportedly confirmed dead following a recent lone accident involving a commercial bus that plunged into a river in Ondo State. Press reports claim that a certain newly wedded young man was among the five deceased victims of this heartbreaking accident.
Five persons reportedly died in a recent car crash involving an 18-passenger bus that plunged into a river in Ondo state
According to media reports, this horrifying lone accident occurred on Sunday, April 18 at the Owena axis of Apomu village in Ondo State. The ghastly crash reportedly left several victims with serious injuries while 5 others have already been confirmed dead. Reports claim that the incident involved an 18-passenger commercial bus that was coming from Lagos State and heading to Akure, the capital city of Ondo state. The ill-fated bus with plate number AAA 859 XC reportedly nosedived into the “Owena” river which mostly contains rocky parts in all of its 10km distance to Akure city.
An ill-fated commercial bus recently crashed into the rocky parts of the popular Owena river in Ondo State
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One saddening part to note about the recent accident that occurred in Ondo state is the fact that press reports claimed that the heartbreaking incident was caused by over-speeding. Several reports revealed that there was a heavy downpour when the crash occurred and the driver lost control of the bus due to the fact that he was driving at a very high speed.
Below is a press report video confirming the news of this horrific Ondo accident with more updates and info.
Newly wedded man, four others die as 18-seater bus plunges into river in Ondo