Vehicle skids off Third Mainland Bridge into Lagoon, 1 dead (photos/video)

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– A vehicles plunged into the Lagos Lagoon after an accident

– The incident occoured on Third Mainland Bridge

– The body of the driver has been retrieved

One man has been confirmed dead after an accident on Third Mainland Bridge that sent a vehicle flying off the bridge and plunging into the Lagoon.

According to The Nation, the accident occurred on the bridge late in the evening on Saturday, October 28.

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It was reported that the accident occurred between two vehicles at the last quarter of the Third Mainland Bridge close to Oworonshoki.

One dead as vehicle plungs into Lagos lagoon

Rescue officials retrieve the vehicle. Credit: Pulse

Operatives of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Response Unit (LRU) were on hand although it was reported that it took them 25minutes to get the vehicle out of the lagoon.

One dead as vehicle plungs into Lagos lagoon

The driver was trapped in the vehicle when it plunged into the lagoon. Credit: Pulse

It was reported that occupants of the other vehicle involved in the accident fled the scene for fear of being accused of the death of the man whose vehicle plunged into the lagoon.

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