Ikorodu road in Lagos has been temporarily closed as a tanker carrying Premium Motor Spirit fell and spilled its content on the road.
The tanker, which fell at Kosofe area of Ketu, had caused a gridlock as Lagosians coming from Ikorodu are stuck on the road.
Lagos State Fire Service announced the temporary closure of the road while advising road-users to make use of alternative routes.
“If you're coming in from Ikorodu towards mile 12, Kosofe, Ketu. Road is temporarily shut down. Loaded Fuel Tanker fell,” a tweet on the LASG Fire Service handle read.
If you're coming in from Ikorodu towards mile 12, kosofe, Ketu. Road is temporarily shut down. Loaded Fuel Tanker fell. pic.twitter.com/T9agI2jfwm— LAGOS FIRE SERVICE (@LAG_FireService) September 14, 2018
The Fire Service noted that emergency units are on ground and working to avert a fire incident.