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Tanker Falls, Disrupts Traffic On Lagos Island

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Daniel Ojukwu

A tanker containing 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirits, popularly referred to as Petrol, was involved in an accident in the early hours of Friday, spilling it’s content in the process.

The lone accident disrupted traffic flow along Ozumba Mbadiwe road, Victoria Island, Lagos.

State agencies were immediately called to the scene and the road was cordoned off to ease rescue operations.

Lagos State Fire Service and Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), and the Police were all present at the scene to prevent a possible fire outbreak as well as recover the tanker.

Alternative routes have been advised for road users until the rescue operation is complete.

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