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One dead, scores injured in Otedola Bridge Accident


One dead, scores injured in Otedola Bridge Accident

A tanker loaded with petrol on Thursday rammed into a bus and a car on the Otedola Bridge, Lagos State, resulting in loss of a life.

Scene of the accident

The Director -General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that two people were severely injured in the accident which occurred at 8:30a.m.

Oke-Osanyintolu said that the agency’s officials had, however, removed the vehicles from the road to ease traffic.
According to him, a female adult lost her life to the accident, while a male adult and a child got injured.

He said that the corpse of a female adult had been taken to a mortuary, while the injured were being treated.
in Lagos on Thursday.

He said that the affected vehicles are a Volkswagen car marked AAA 722 FU, a Mazda bus marked KJA 581 XL and a tanket that had no number.

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