Lives of many have been endangered in the motor accident involving at least 10 vehicles on the popular Otedola bridge.
Eye9ja reports that the crash that occurred on Wednesday morning has left several of the passengers trapped in the incident.
The incident that occurred on the inward road of Lagos has resulted in traffic build-up along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
This online news platform understands that the accident involved a containerized truck, a pickup and a high capacity bus as well as several cars.
While confirming the accident, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) further said that “the accident is said to involve up to 10 vehicles,” while it advised motorists to “use CMD road from Secretariat towards Otedola for now as we await more updates on this situation.”
In a Twitter post via handle, @followlatsma owned by the Lagos state agency under the ministry of transport stated that “Casualties still trapped in the pickup. The road is totally blocked for now. Emergency agencies are on ground.”
“The backlog of traffic now extended to Ojota Bridge for those going inbetween Berger, while the backlog for those going inbetween Tollgate have merged with the traffic from Kara.”, LATSMA revealed the slight change of plan due to the accident.