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Tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan Throughway, FRSC diverts visitors

The Federal Highway Protection Corps (FRSC) has introduced diversion of visitors on Lagos-Ibadan Throughway, following an explosion involving 4 trailers on Sunday morning at Kara Bridge, NAN studies

The State Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, made the announcement in a remark on Sunday in Lagos.

He mentioned, “Following the unlucky crash that concerned 3 gasoline tankers and one different trailer that have been engulfed in an inferno within the early hours of the day, FRSC operatives right away mobilized and invited hearth servicemen to extinguish the hearth.

“The placement, expectedly, impaired visitors state of affairs across the scene of the hearth outbreak and past.

“This affected motorists, particularly the ones riding out of Lagos.

“To cushion the impact at the highway customers, FRSC briefly diverted visitors between New Storage and the top of Kara bridge to permit a counter-flow for Ibadan certain visitors to make use of a lane from the Lagos certain phase of the throughway.

“FRSC hereby admonished motorists the use of the transient lane to obey directions from visitors officers across the scene of the crash and prompt them to pressure with warning.”

He additional defined that whilst the burning hearth is being extinguished and ready to transparent up the wreckages off the street, motorists who don’t seem to be as regards to the scene are urged to discover alternative ways.

“The ones touring from Ibadan would possibly flip at Sagamu interchange and use Abeokuta to Lagos via Sango Otta, Abule Egba, Iyana-Ipaja.

“Folks touring out of Lagos might also use the above course and vacationers from Lagos Island can discover Victoria Island, Ajah to Ijebu Ode to proceed their adventure.

“Alternatively, motorists round Mowe, Ibafo getting into into Lagos or vice-versa the use of the transient lane will have to please pressure with excessive warning,” he added.

He additionally prompt motorists to pressure with care, including that the FRSC needed everybody protected adventure to their quite a lot of locations.

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