A tanker truck laden with 33,000 litres of automated gas oil (diesel) fell off while driving toward Berger shortly after the Otedola bridge and caused a lot of traffic jam around Lagos metropolis.
The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the incident in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos.
According to him, the immediate cause of the accident was due to mechanical error (brake failure), but no casualties and no damage of vehicles were recorded. “The truck fell off at about a few minutes to 5 p.m while its content was still spilling due to the impact of the accident.
Traffic is presently on stop out and about as most suburbanites are in frenzy mode over feelings of dread there may be a flame flare-up.
Law requirement specialists just as men of the Lagos state Emergency Management Authority are on ground to thwart any fire flare-up just as secure the lives and properties on that street.
– Just In : Video of a Fallen petrol tanker on Otedola Bridge inward Berger on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway,spilling its contents.
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