Lagosians panic as tanker falls on Otedola Bridge

Fallen tanker on Otedola Bridge

There was panic among motorists in Lagos State on Friday after a diesel-laden tanker fell on Otedola Bridge inward Berger Bus Stop.

Firefighters, traffic officials, policemen and other emergency service personnel were immediately drafted to the scene to prevent further accident any loss of life.


Traffic from the scene stretched as far back as Gbagada and Ojota areas as at the time of filing this report, with motorists advised to seek alternative routes.

At least nine people were killed and 54 vehicles destroyed when a tanker exploded on the bridge in June last year.


See how some people on Twitter reacted to the latest accident which compounded the traffic chaos caused by the partial closure of a section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway for expansion.