kara bridge accident report

Scores of commuters were subjected to trekking lengthy distances on Wednesday morning following a multiple accident involving about five uttered vehicles on the Kara Bridge of the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway.

A speeding trailer loaded with gasoline/petrol, witnesses said, caused the accident when it rammed into others, exploded and caught fire which extended to the others.

The accident, which occurred on the Lagos outbound lane of the bridge, forced several drivers to park, turning the scene into a spectacle

The officials of the Federal Fire Service making frantic efforts to put out the fire.

Also, officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) cordoned-off the area to prevent other losses; but they did not confirm the number of deaths from the accident.

It was observed that those trekking were people living in Ibafo, Mowe, Warewa, Prayer City area and Arepo in Ogun working or going to transact various businesses in Lagos State.

Also affected were those travelling to Lagos from other parts of Nigeria as well as those travelling outside Lagos.



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