The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi has confirmed that at about 2.30am, Friday 17th October, 2020, there occurred an accident involving a tanker laden with PMS and a container truck at Otedola end of the Lagos/ibadan expressway.
The Commissioner of Police Lagos state has visited the scene for on the spot assessment and evacuation to ease flow of traffic, assisted by the operatives of the Road Safety Corps, Nigerian security and civil defence corps, LASMA, NEMA, LASEMA, and the Fire service of Lagos State, who have been working assiduously to contain the situation.
The accident, BusinessUpdate gathered was caused by a container driver who lost control and rammed into a tanker laden with PMS, and caught fire. No live was lost.
Meanwhile, efforts are in top gear to ease traffic along the route..