A diesel tanker, is currently on fire on Otedola bridge inward Berger, along Lagos-Ibadan expressway, causing gridlock.
The fire incident another truck carrying some goods.
The Situation Report of the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA) also confirm the incident.
It tweeted, “The Agency has responded to the above and upon arrival of the Agency’s officials at the incident scene, it was observed that a tanker conveying an unknown amount of diesel fell spilling.
“The incident resulted to an explosion that affected a truck conveying goods.
No injuries were recorded and the extent of property damaged is still being determined. Rescue/Recovery Operations Ongoing.”
Situation Report regarding a Diesel Tanker Explosion at Otedola Bridge inward Berger.
The Agency has responded to the above and upon arrival of the Agency’s officials at the incident scene, it was observed that a tanker conveying an unknown amount of diesel fell spilling pic.twitter.com/xLQf0xLa9t
— LRU #Call112 (@lasemasocial) December 19, 2020
What you should know
Two weeks ago, Nairametrics reported that hundreds of motorists were trapped on the Magboro axis of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway in Ogun State after a fuel tanker, on Wednesday, caught fire.
The incident also caused gridlock at both inward and outward lanes of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, as the fuel being conveyed by the tanker had spilled to the other side of the expressway.
Findings by Nairametrics reveals that the men of the Fire Service and other agencies are battling to extinguish the fire and move the tanker off the road