Fuel spills as tanker, truck collide in Lagos


A truck and a petrol laden tanker collided resulting in a fuel spillage at the Akin Adesola intersection in Lagos Island.

The Lekki Concession Company (LCC) on its official twitter handle announced that the road was closed and traffic diverted in order to avert future accidents.

It tweeted, “Please note that there is an incident involving a Dangote truck and PMS laden truck. They rammed into each other before Km 0 (Akin Adesola intersection) coming from Bonny camp. The Pms is spilled on the road. The road has been closed and traffic has been diverted atm.

“All relevant agencies are at the site. Fire service is on ground flushing the spilled PMS in the drain atm. From reports, the PMS is no longer leaking but we will confirm again. Traffic from Bonny Camp on the eastbound has been diverted into Kofo Abayomi through Akin Adesola.

“Motorists are advised to use alternative routes.”

Emergency service operatives have since brought the situation under control flushing the leaking fuel into the drain.

The trailer was eventually driven off the location and truck towed off the road.

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