Thursday, September 28, 2023

Gas-laden Truck Leaks On Transit On Lagos Road

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Commuters and motorists in the Ojuelegba area of Lagos State on Saturday morning were stranded following the leakage of gas from a truck.

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The incident which occurred around 9 a.m. between Stadium bus stop and the Barracks bus stop on Saturday morning left commuters with no way to go as traffic was being diverted to avert explosion.

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Our correspondent, who was at the scene of the incident noted that the Lagos State Fire Service was present and the road was cordoned off for the safety of the road users.

It was observed that the truck was making a loud whizzing sound as gas escaped from a point at the top of the truck.

So far, the reverent security and safety operatives are on the ground to avert any incident while commuters urged each other to turn off other phones while passing through the risky zone.

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An eyewitness who gave his name as Olamide said the truck was in transit when it began leaking about 9 a.m.

He said, “This truck has been leaking gas since around 9 a.m. but the Lagos Fire Service arrived on time.”

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