At least One person lost his life and several others sustain varying degrees of injuries in an accident involving an 18 seater bus which plunged into a river on Eyenkorin area of Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.
The lone accident which reportedly occurred in the early hours involved a White Toyota Hiarce 18 seater passengers bus coming from Lagos enrout Kebbi.
Radio Nigeria gathered that the back tire of the vehicle bursted before it plunged into the river .
One of the passengers was said to have died on the spot while several others sustained varying degrees of injuries.
When contacted, the Kwara state Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Jonathan Owoade said he was not aware of the incident.