Fuel tanker explodes on Otedola Bridge

A tanker loaded with Premium Motor Spirit has exploded on Otedola Bridge, the Berger axis of Lagos State on Saturday morning.

We gathered the incident occurred around 2 am, Saturday, October 17. A fuel tanker had collided with a truck carrying other goods and the vehicles went up in flames.

Luckily, no lives were lost.

A spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident.

It was revealed that a truck transporting fabrics had collided with the petrol tanker and the two vehicles went up in flames.

A similar incident occurred on the same bridge on June 27, 2018, when a tanker fully loaded with petroleum product fell and exploded, killing at least 9 people.

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