There is heavy traffic at the Berger -Alausa – Magodo axis of Lagos State after a fuel tanker caught fire on Otedola bridge, along Lagos – Ibadan Expressway , on Saturday.
The PUNCH gathered that the incident happened a few minutes to 6 pm.
The incident caused panic on the expressway as many vehicles made U-turn in a bid to avoid being engulfed by fire .
Some passengers were also seen alighting from vehicles hurriedly .
Many passengers were also stranded at the Alausa Secretariat and toll gate bus stops .
As of the time of filling this report , details of the fire incident are sketchy.
Some motorists who spoke to our correspondent lamented that they had spent over one hour in traffic .
One of them, Akpan , said , “ I regret passing this route today . I have been here for about one hour . My passengers have all alighted and they were yet to pay their transport fares. ”