This sad incident occured on Wednesday morning resulting into traffic build up along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LATSMA) disclosed while reacting to the incident that the accident involved a containerized truck, a pickup and a high capacity bus as well as several cars.”
LATSMA further said that “the accident is said to involve up to 10 vehicles,” while it advised motorists to “use CMD road from Secretariat towards Otedola for now as we await more updates on this situation.”
In a Twitter post via handle, @followlatsma owned by the Lagos state agency under the ministry of transport stated that “Casualties still trapped in the pickup. The road is totally blocked for now. Emergency agencies are on ground.”
“The backlog of traffic now extended to Ojota Bridge for those going inbetween Berger, while the backlog for those going inbetween Tollgate have merged with the traffic from Kara.”, LATSMA revealed the slight change of plan due to the accident.