The vehicle after brought out from the river.

The Federal Road Safety Corps Ogun State Command has announced that a vehicle plunged into the River Ososa in Ijebubode in Ogun State while traveling on the Sagamu-Ijebu Ode- Benin Expressway on Saturday 28 September 2019 at about 0615pm.

In a released signed by Florence Okpe, Public Education Officer Federal Road Safety Corps Ogun State Command, the crash occurred when the lone occupant who was driving lost control and flipped into the River Ososa. The man who drove the vehicle is a non academic staff of the Tail Solarin College of Education (TASCE), Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.

The FRSC rescue team moved in immediately to the scene for rescue operations.

The FRSC Rescue Team includes the recently recruited professional divers.

It will be recalled that the FRSC Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi MFR mni NPoM, recently recruited professional divers for the Corps and some were strategically posted to Ijebu Ode.

They participated in the rescue operations by diving into the River to conduct rescue operations. The FRSC efforts were later complemented by other relevant rescue and emergency agencies with supports from a construction company, RCC.

As at time of thus report the ill fated vehicle, a black coloured Honda Civic with registration number EPE 892 CV has been recovered from the river.

The operations by the divers are ongoing aimed at recovering the lone passenger in the ill-fated crash.

The occupant of the vehicle was said to be travelling from Ilaro to Ijebu Ode, both towns in Ogun State, when the accident happened.

The FRSC Sector Commander Clement Oladele has again advised motorists to drive cautiously especially around Bridges and reduce speed to prevent plunging into the rivers.

The Sector Commander has assured that the rescue operations would not be called off till the man is brought out from the River.

The Sector Commander has also engaged a Construction Company, RCC, to ensure that the safety railings around the bridge and other Bridges enroute the Sagamu- Ijebu Ode-Benin Expressway be replaced before the completion of the corridor currently undergoing rehabilitation, to prevent motorists crashing  into the River.

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