A tanker has collided with a fully loaded commercial bus on Otedola Bridge in Lagos leaving one person dead and seven injured on Thursday morning.
The accident involved a Mazda bus with 10 passengers and a tanker on Otedola Bridge at the lane inwards Berger, causing heavy traffic that stretches beyond the state Secretariat in Alausa.
In a statement issued by Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu
DG/CEO LASEMA, he said all relevant emergency agencies are on the ground to prevent a fire outbreak
His words “Situation Report concerning a road traffic accident at Otedola bridge inward Berger. 21/05/2020
Upon arrival of the LRT at the incident, it was discovered that a tanker loaded with PMS rammed into a bus and a car.
2 adult males and a child were severely injured by the impact and were attended to by the Agency’s officials ,before being taken to trauma center for further treatment. Unfortunately, 1 adult female lost her life at the scene and her remains have been transported to the mortuary.
Recovery of the 3 affected vehicles from the road has been carried out by the Agency’s light tow truck.
Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu