A tanker fully loaded with Premium Motor Spirit exploded on Thursday, January 7, 2021, at Toyota Bus stop, Oshodi-Apapa Expressway in Lagos State.
Channels TV reports that Officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority were also on ground to divert vehicles to alternative routes.
Videos were shared by social media users who urged motorists to avoid the route.
According to eyewitnesses, the tanker fell on the road around 9.15 am spilling its content and eventually exploding in front of the Lagos State Fire Service on the Oshodi-Apapa expressway.
The Federal Fire Service in an update on its official handle shared photos of firefighters at the scene; noting that “the tanker fire situation at Toyota Bus stop, along Oshodi Apapa Expressway, Lagos State has been brought under control.”