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Tanker accident causes heavy gridlock at Lagos-Ibadan expressway, Magboro

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Heavy traffic jam is now at Agboro area of the Lagos Ibadan Expressway due to tanker fire accident

It was gathered that the unfortunate accident occurred in the early hours of Tuesday at Magboro Bus-Stop, Outward Lagos.

The gridlock is so severe that road users have resorted to trekking

It was also learnt that firefighters officials arrived at the scene of accident early.

FRSC’s notice read, “The Federal Road Safety Corps wishes to advise the general public on the need for adequate planning of their trips for today for users of the Lagos-Ibadan Corridor.

“The tanker explosion on Magboro bridge on the outward Lagos section of the expressway which occurred at about 0415hrs in the early hours of the day, Wednesday 2nd December, 2020 has called for the need to adjust one’s movement for the day.

“The fire is still burning as at 05.20am and this means a total standstill situation of vehicular movement along the expressway.

“Relentless efforts are still being made to extinguish the fire by men of Fire Service backed up by men of other agencies around the scene of the inferno.

“We, therefore, advise the general public to have adequate planning for their trips for those who cannot cancel their planned journeys. We also advise that travellers who are bound to transit in and out of Lagos from the neighbouring state to explore alternative routes where necessary.