Bus Recovered After Plunging Into A River Along A Flooded Bridge In Rivers State (Photos)

at 01:16 PM, 17/10/2018 (1 month ago)
(11585 | Hero) (f)

A fully loaded passenger bus plunged into a river along a flooded bridge in Rivers state. The incident happened on Tuesday (yesterday) along (Akala Olu) Okogbe-Mbiama axis, East-West road of Ahoada West local government area of the state. .
It was gathered that an earlier attempt to rescue the passengers was difficult due to the high level of the flood and water current in the region. A call was made to the general public who alerted local divers, officers of the Nigerian police force. and Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC). .
With the help of these people, the bus was lifted from deep inside the water with the aid of a volunteered self-loader. According to reports, some passengers have been rescued. Seven passengers were rescued unconscious and rushed to a hospital...

It was also disclosed that some passengers are still missing as the rescue mission continues.It was claimed that the passengers were loaded from Choba area of Rivers state to Bayelsa without a manifest.


Problem with this article? Please email reporter[at]naijapals[dot]com or visit our contact page

LATEST COMMENTS

  1. Markeve on: Man Brutalizes His Wife For Slamming The Door In Abuja (Video)
    useless man go outside and fight men and see what they will do to u.... 2 mins ago ago
  2. ficull on: I Didn’t Collect Salary For Eight Years As Governor – Outgoing Gov., Of Osun State, Rauf Aregbes
    Show us your bank statements to prove it.... 16 mins ago ago
  3. Henrybobo on: I Didn’t Collect Salary For Eight Years As Governor – Outgoing Gov., Of Osun State, Rauf Aregbes
    Interesting ... 59 mins ago ago
  4. blowout on: Impounded Car Gets Stolen From Police Station In Ondo State
    Slap on which face? Una get face. Faceless crooks called police. ... 1 hr ago ago
  5. proly on: Courageous Ladies Rescue Drunk Man During Heavy Downpour In Port-Harcourt, Rivers State (Video)
    Nice one... 2 hrs ago ago