A speeding vehicle in an accident which occurred today, veered off a bridge and plunged into a river in Katsina State.
Passengers of the speeding vehicle sustained injuries following the accident that occurred in Charanchi Local Government Area of Katsina. Though the number of casualties involved in the accident are yet to be ascertained as at the time of filing this report, however injured victims were rushed to the hospital after being rescued by other road users.
Here are photos below;
It was also reported few weeks ago, that a fully loaded car on its way to Calabar, was involved in an accident which had it plunge into a river after somersaulting thrice.
Sharing the story of the accident, Facebook user OG Jonni disclosed that there was no casualty in the accident which occurred after the driver of the car tried overtaking a Tanker. Read his post below;
This is Thanksgiving of amazing grace, wonderful grace and bountiful grace, in fact I lack words to express this grace God showed upon me today
This happened at the early hours of today along calabar express way, on my way going to calabar with seven humans on it of which all survived including myself.
Our driver was trying to escape from a tanker which was in front of us of which he noticed late and on doing that, he met another vehicle that was trying to overtake the tanker on this he diverted thinking he was going into the bush not knowing it was a big flowing river he took us to, and this vehicle tumbled down three good times and landed us in that water