Tanker Explodes on Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, 2 die, 17 vehicles affected


A tanker has exploded at Otta old toll gate on Lagos – Abeokuta expressway, leaving two persons dead and six injured.
According to FRSC Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, 17 vehicles were involved. 
Kazeem said corpses have been deposited at the Hospital Morgue while rescue operations are still ongoing.
He said some casualties who are alive with burnt injuries have been evacuated for medical attention.

Tanker explosion on Lagos -Abeokuta Expressway

Working with sister agencies to restore normalcy, the FRSC spokesperson assured that situation is under control.
Meanwhile, Kazeem said traffic have been diverted just as alternative routes have been announced using electronic and social media  broadcast  and posting on traffic  platforms for vehicles inward Lagos to go through under the bridge at Sango pending when the obstructions is fully cleared.
“For now Men have been deployed to control traffic at toll gate. Vehicle inward Abeokuta  are going  through Ilo awela Road to emerge at Sango,” he said.

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