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Family Of Three Escaped Unhurt As Vehicle Plunged Into Rail Track

A family of three has escaped a fatal accident when their Toyota Corolla car plunged into a rail line at "Elefun" village, a Community that is located within a few meters away from Wole Soyinka Train Station in Abeokuta, the Ogun State Capital.

The cause of the accident which occurred yesterday around 2:00pm has not be ascertained as at the time of filing this report as people who later rushed to the scene of the accident only heard the bang of the car after it plunged into the railway line.

There had been quite a number of speculations about the cause of the accident, while some people are of the opinion that the driver of the car could have unintentionally stepped on the accelerator while trying to in an attempt to step on the brake pedal while others are of the opinion that the man could have given the control of the car to his wife, who in turn might have lost the control of the car while trying to approach a pedestrian Bridge.

There had been quite a number of speculations about the cause of the accident, while some people are of the opinion that the driver of the car could have unintentionally stepped on the accelerator while trying to in an attempt to step on the brake pedal while others are of the opinion that the man could have given the control of the car to his wife, who in turn might have lost the control of the car while trying to approach a pedestrian Bridge.

According to an eye witness who saw the driver of the car and his family while coming out of the car, the owner of the car stated that the concrete base of the bridge was responsible for the accident, a claim that many found extremely difficult to believe.Though, they appeared Unhurt, reports say that all occupants of the car were taken to the hospital for medical attention.

As of the time of filing this report, the remains of the car has been brought out of the rail line.

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