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Fire Breaks Out On Otedola Bridge After Petrol Tanker, Container Truck Collide

Fire Breaks Out On Otedola Bridge After Petrol Tanker, Container Truck Collide

The collision of a petrol tanker and a container truck on the Otedola Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, has erupted in a fire.

However, the fire has been doused by officers of the Lagos State Fire Service.

The incident has caused a traffic pile-up on the expressway, as motorists are seeking other routes to maneuver their way out of the gridlock.

The Otedola bridge has been a spot of collisions and fire outbreaks, with what could be considered the deadliest occurring in June 2018.

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Twelve road users died from the aforementioned incident, with the Lagos State Government collecting DNA samples for proper identification of the charred bodies.

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