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UPDATED: Gridlock as tanker catches fire at Otedola Bridge

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Scene of the incident

A fuel-laden tanker caught fire on Friday at the Otedola Bridge around the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

gathered that first responders have arrived at the scene and are battling the fire.

Road users are advised to avoid the corridor as the incident has caused gridlock with motorists stranded around the axis.

Friday’s incident occurred days after the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Lagos State Command, Olusegun Ogungbemide, said that there are no demon, witch or wizard at Otedola Bridge.

The Otedola Bridge is notorious for road crashes mostly involving fuel-laden tankers and trucks that often explode, resulting in inferno, burnt vehicles, loss of lives and properties.

Details later…