Gridlock As Tankers Crash On Lagos Bridge


Commuters heading towards the Lagos Island and Apapa areas of Lagos State were on Wednesday morning stranded following an accident involving a container-laden truck and a tanker on the Alaka bridge inward Eko bridge.

Both trucks completely occupied the two-lane road, creating a gridlock which forced officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency at the scene to divert traffic.

All Eko Bridge bound traffic are being detoured via Costain and on to the Eko Bridge,” LASTMA said on its Twitter handle.

“Men strategically located even as safety measures are being out in place and rescue teams en route to recover and evacuate.

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