PHOTOS: Fuel tanker explosion on Otedola bridge, Lagos-Ibadan expressway

The exploded tanker in flames

A tanker carrying fuel has exploded along the Otedola Bridge end of Berger in Lagos.

The incident which occurred Thursday afternoon caused traffic hitch as the blaze engulfed many other vehicles.

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The Lagos Rapid Response Squad said via its Twitter handle, @rrslagos767, that LASEMA and Lagos Fire Service have been mobilised to arrest the situation.

Information had it that the tanker was heading to Lagos along Alausa when the crash occurred.

The loud sound which occasioned the explosion created fear caused the motorists, passersby and other road users panic and fear.

As of the time of filing this report, the vehicular movement has been stopped on both sides of the road, while the and emergency workers were already on the ground to put out the fire and attend to affected victims.




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