Petrol tanker explodes on Otedola bridge (photos)


It then collided with a tanker loaded with 33000 litres of PMS. The impact of the collision resulted in fire outbreak.”Oke-Osanyitolu said He added that no casualty was recorded in the incident. A tanker laden with Petroleum product exploded on the Otedola bridge in Lagos state in the early hours of today October 17.

“The Agency promptly responded to a fire outbreak after several distress calls were received from the control room at the above-mentioned address at around 0200hrs.
The Director-General of LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyitolu, said both trucks were out-bound Lagos for delivery.

According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), the incident occurred around 2am involving a tanker loaded with Premium Motor Spirit and a truck carrying other goods.  On arrival at the incident scene, it was discovered that a 40fit containerized Truck loaded with fabric had a brake failure while moving inward Berger.

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