No fewer than nine people died and about 54 vehicles burnt on Thursday during a tanker fire outbreak on Otedola Bridge, a Lagos suburb on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
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Dashcam footage of the moment that preceded the Lagos tanker’s explosion, yesterday . . A Dashcam footage of the moment that preceded the Lagos tanker’s explosion, yesterday, has surfaced. . . In the video, the obviously scared driver could be heard telling someone: “ My God, my God. Funmi, hold on, hold on. An accident will happen now. . . The trailer has lost control. Hey, it has spilled petrol. Thank God I have escaped. Ha, it has it has spilled petrol. I have escaped.”
The accident occurred at the peak of traffic as workers were returning home around 5pm after the close of work. It led to serious traffic snarl in and out of the state.