Many feared dead as car plunges into river on Lagos-Benin expressway (Photos)

Many have been feared dead following a horrific accident which occurred along Lagos-Benin expressway, in which a car plunged into a river.

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Motorists and passersby however went on rescue mission to save victims of the accident, after the car veered off the highway and plunged into Ovia River at Evbonogbon, on Edo- Ondo Boundary, along the Lagos-Benin Expressway.

Though the number of casualties is still not known, however a video shared on social media shows moment a baby was pulled out of the river. Here are photos below;

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We also reported yesterday that a fully loaded car plunged into a river in Calabar, however no casualty was recorded. A young Nigerian man identified as OG Jonni who was one of the victims of the accident, took to Facebook to pen down a post on how grateful he is to be alive.

He wrote;

“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
“It is a great thing of joy that God could save a sinner like me from death, I appreciate this all power God that He has put a testimony in my mouth.”

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