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Traffic gridlock after truck falls on Otedola bridge


There is a traffic gridlock on the Otedola Bridge in Lagos as a heavily loaded truck fell on the bridge on Tuesday morning, September 12, 2023.

The accident has caused Ojodu Berger and the Lagos/Ibadan Motorway to become congested because of the flooded bridge.

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) is trying to get the vehicle off the road.

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“A fatal accident involving an upturned loaded (wheat) truck that has taken a lane on Otedola bridge in Ojodu Berger.

“Traffic is a bit slow coupled with the flooded portion of the bridge.

“Effort is on for the recovery of the contents and the truck from the road,” LASTMA tweeted.