Otedola Bridge is again in the news for the wrong reasons as video shows a multiple accident scene at Otedola Bridge section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. At least two persons have been reported dead following the accidents.
A container truck was said to have collided with several cars, causing the accident.
This is not the first time tragedies have been recorded on Otedola Bridge.
Last year, it was a fire incident that claimed 22 lives and burnt down so many cars. A petrol-ladden tanker had exploded while on the bridge, causing the massive inferno.
Subsequent tragedies have also occured on the same Otedola Bridge.
Meanwhile, the accident had grounded traffic on that Otedola Bridge road.
The accident affected motorists heading towards Berger. LASTMA advised motorists to use the CMD Road from Secretariat bus stop to connect Berger bus stop pending further updates on the traffic situation on the road.
As of the time of filing this report, LASTMA reports that casualties were still trapped in the pickup. However, emergency services were said to be on the ground.