One dead, scores injured in Petrol tanker accident on Otedola bridge, Lagos


Report coming from Lagos State indicates that scores were injured in an accident that occurred on Otedola Bridge on Thursday.

Confirming the incident, the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency said the accident happened around 08 am.

THE DAILY VENDOR gathered that the accident involved a petrol tanker, a loaded commercial bus and a Golf car.

The agency in a tweet said, “Fatal accident on Otedola Bridge inward Berger involving a tanker and a fully loaded Mazda bus. All relevant emergency agencies alerted.

“Preliminary reports confirm that a Golf car was also involved in the crash. No casualties from the car. One passenger from the bus confirmed dead with seven others injured.

“Traffic backlog building up beyond Secretariat.”

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