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Another Tanker Falls On Otedola Bridge

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Another Fuel Tanker Spotted Spilling Fuel On Road In Lagos

A fuel tanker conveying diesel has fallen on the Otedola Bridge, Lagos,

The incident was disclosed via a tweet by the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA)

The tweet read: “Fallen Tanker on Otedola Bridge, emergency responders deployed to scene. Motorists are advised to be patient.

“The Fallen Tanker is loaded with diesel, all emergency responders at the scene of the incident. Road cordoned off for immediate recovery. Motorists are implored ti be patient on this one.

“Location of Fallen Tanker is at Mobil INW Otedola enroute Berger , it is covering about 10% of the road. Emergency Responders on ground for recovery/ Traffic building up from Conoil U-turn. Two Lanes moving fine beside fallen tanker.”

The tanker fell on Monday evening, and emergency responders are currently at the scene.

Naija News recalls that four months ago, a tanker laden with fuel caught fire on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, on the bridge near the Otedola Housing Estate, an incident that led to the death of about 9 persons and the destruction of 53 vehicles.



Joshua Oyenigbehin is an introvert who is passionate about Storytelling, writing and teaching. He sees his imagination as an unsearchable world, more magical than a fairyland. He has written a novel and working on another.

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