No fewer than nine persons have been confirmed dead and four injured by an explosion that occurred on Otedola Bridge along the outskirt of Lagos.

According to Bisi Kareem, the Federal Road Safety Corps spokesperson stated that 54 vehicles were burnt and about nine people died with 4 injured.

According to an eyewitness, whose car was behind the tanker; he said the tanker wanted to move up the bridge but went back and hit a curve which made the fuel spill.

According to him, he was able to grab his phone and power bank. He was lucky to cross to the other side of the road before the explosion that burnt his car inclusive. Watch video of eyewitness below



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