February 10, (THEWILL) – The Ogun State Sector Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Saturday, issued a traffic alert to the public, disclosing the complete blockage of Ota-Idiroko Road in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state.
Spokesperson for the Ogun FRSC Sector Command, Florence Okpe, said the gridlock was caused by multiple crashes involving a truck, two tricycles and a car on the Iju River Bridge.
“Crash had occurred at Iju Bridge along Otta /Idiroko Road. It involves a truck, two tricycles and a Camry car.
“Otta-Idiroko Road is blocked while the small car is plunged into the river.
“A crane is already mobilised to the scene while effort is also on to remove the car from the river. Otta – Idiroko route is completely blocked, operatives are on the ground managing the situation,” Okpe said.
Operatives of the FRSC and other security agencies are said to be on ground managing the situation while a crane for the rescue operation is being awaited.