A tanker laden with about 11,000 litres of diesel went up in flames at the Abule Osun Bus Station, Ojo barracks axis of the Badagry expressway, Lagos.
The scene of the accident is adjacent to China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) construction yard. The incident happened on Thursday, February 6, 2020.
Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Olufemi Osanyintolu during an interview stated that preliminary investigations indicated that the accident occurred after the rear spring of the tanker broke while the vehicle was travelling at high speed.
Fire fighters have been battling to contain the fire.