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Breaking: Many feared dead in multiple accident at Otedola Bridge, Lagos

Breaking: Many feared dead in multiple accident at Otedola Bridge, Lagos

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Tragedy occurred again at the notorious Otedola Bridge, Lagos, along Lagos- Ibadan Expressway, in the early hours Wednesday, when many were feared dead in fatal multiple-accident. According to an eyewitness, Remilekun Abiola, the accident involving five vehicles, occurred about 8 am during the early morning downpour at Otedola Bridge, out ward Lagos […]

Multiple accident grounds traffic on Otedola Bridge

Multiple accident grounds traffic on Otedola Bridge

An accident involving several vehicles has halted traffic flow on Otedola Bridge in Lagos. According to the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, the accident is said to involve up to “ten vehicles including a containerized truck, a ‘pickup’ and a high capacity bus as well as several cars.” FRSC refers 7,000 traffic offenders for evaluation […]

Death toll now 12 in Otedola bridge tanker fire disaster

Death toll now 12 in Otedola bridge tanker fire disaster

THE Lagos State Government, yesterday,    revealed that    the death toll from last    Thursday’s, tanker explosion at Otedola Bridge end of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway,    increased to twelve with the death of another survivor.

Lagos agency warns motorists: Drive defensively, do not go bumper-to-bumper

Lagos agency warns motorists: Drive defensively, do not go bumper-to-bumper

…there is the need to strengthen cooperation and enforcement of traffic regulations among security agencies on these operators. Look at the tankers parking indiscriminately on bridges, this is absolutely unacceptable. If the Otedola incident had happened in another state, you can imagine what could have happened. The crash is one too many. It must be stopped.

We never wish for incidents like Otedola Bridge fire – Ambode

We never wish for incidents like Otedola Bridge fire – Ambode

….Thanks Road Users For Patience, Commiserates With Victims’ Families
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday evening visited the scene of the tanker explosion which occurred on Otedola Bridge inward Ojodu Berger along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, describing the incident as sad and unfortunate.

Video : Lagos Otedola bridge truck fire

Video : Lagos Otedola bridge truck fire

A petrol tanker fell and spilled its content on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway Thursday evening , catching fire and spreading the inferno to over 30 cars.