Three Confirmed Dead As Truck Falls Into Epe River

Three Confirmed Dead As Truck Falls Into Epe River

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Three people have been confirmed dead from the truck that fell into the Epe River from Berger Bridge late Friday night.

Dr Femi Oke-Osanyintolu, Director General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, on Saturday said the Agency received information late Friday night of an accident involving a Volvo tipper that fell off the Berger bridge in Epe into the Epe river.

He confirmed that three adult male were brought out of the River dead.

”The six (6) Tyre Truck has been located and retrieved along with the bodies of three adult male.

“A combined team of Agency responders, Marine Rescue Unit (LASWA & LASEMA), Nigeria Police and Local Divers have been carrying out Search and Rescue operations,” he said.

He said further search by a team of police and LASEMA was still on.

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