PHOTOS: SUV Plunges Into Ocean From Lagos Third Mainland Bridge

PHOTOS: SUV Plunges Into Ocean From Lagos Third Mainland Bridge

A vehicle has skidded off the Lagos Third Mainland Bridge and plunged into the lagoon.

PHOTOS: SUV Plunges Into Ocean From Lagos Third Mainland Bridge

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), while confirming the incident, stated that the accident happened at the Adekunle junction of the bridge.

"A private vehicle fell into the water. Rescue people have sighted the vehicle and are trying to pull it out," said Sadiq Abdulrahman, FRSC Unit Commander Lagos Island.

Unconfirmed reports say it was two Sport Utility Vehicles, but Mr. Abdulrahman said that more details would be known after rescue operations.

Witnesses say one body had been recovered from the lagoon and rushed to a nearby hospital.

PHOTOS: SUV Plunges Into Ocean From Lagos Third Mainland Bridge
PHOTOS: SUV Plunges Into Ocean From Lagos Third Mainland Bridge
PHOTOS: SUV Plunges Into Ocean From Lagos Third Mainland Bridge

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