It has now been confirmed that a life was lost from the accident that happened on the Mekwen Bridge Bonny camp inward Marina yesterday 18/2/17 at about 7.47 PM.
|The recovery going on. Images courtesy of LASEMA.|
According to LASEMA’ Preliminary investigations conducted by the Agency’s ERT at the scene of the incident, a silver coloured Kia Rio car with registration number Lagos MUS 38 BL with two occupants plunged into the Lagoon, with the driver who identified himself as Felix Aniele swimming out to the bank of the lagoon.
Sadly, the other occupant, a female identified as Chinagorom Adibe Fustine was trapped and drowned with the car in the Lagoon.
The rescue was a collaborative effort between the local divers, LASEMA ERT, LASAMBUS, LASWA, Nigerian Police Force, NSCDC, FRSC and NEMA and they were able to recover the car from the Lagoon and consequently the dead body from the recovered car.