One Dead As Tanker Overturns, Spills Content On Otedola Bridge Lagos

One person has been confirmed dead in a multiple accident which occurred today at the popular Otedola Bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The accident involved a Tanker loaded with 45,000 litres of premium motor spirit (pms) and four vehicles.

A video had earlier trended online showing some people scooping fuel from the fallen Tanker.

According to the state Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), upon arrival of the Agency’s tiger team at the incident scene it was observed that the multiple accident involved a tanker with unknown registration number.

The Permanent Secretary confirmed that a single fatality (adult male) died from the accident, saying his remains had been evacuated from the scene.

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