Many trapped in traffic as fire breaks out on Otedola bridge in Lagos | Dailytrust

Many trapped in traffic as fire breaks out on Otedola bridge in Lagos

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A raging inferno on the popular Otedola Bridge in Lagos has led to a heavy gridlock on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway and other parts of the state.

Daily Trust gathered that an accident involving two tankers, a trailer and two cars led to the fire outbreak.

Emergency responders comprising the Lagos Fire Service, the state Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and the state Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), among others are on ground put out the fire and clear the expressway for vehicular movement.

On its Twitter page, LASTMA  said the accident is affecting traffic backwards Motorway-7up to Alapere presently.

Motorists have been advised to use CMD Rd, 7up area to link Oworoshonki and Gbagada respectively.

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