Scene of the accident which occurred on the Otedola Bridge. Image credit: LASTMA

Nigerians have lamented the accident that claimed two lives at the Otedola Bridge in Lagos State on Wednesday, Concise News understands.

More than two persons have been feared dead while several others were injured in the multiple-car accident on the Otedola Bridge section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

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The multiple-crash which occurred on Wednesday involved up to ten vehicles including a containerized truck, a pickup, a high capacity bus and several cars, affected motorists heading towards Berger.

According to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Assistant Corps Commander for the Ojota Command Olusanjo Oluwatanmi said four vehicles were involved in the accident.

“This accident happened this morning at around 8:40 a.m, involving four vehicles. There was a truck, a trailer so to say, Toyota Sienna bus, a luxury bus and Toyota Hilux van,” he said.

“It rained this morning and I think that contributed to it. The truck was said to have lost control of its brake and ran into the Toyota pick up van, which was pushed under the luxury bus and the Toyota Sienna by the side of the three vehicles crashed into the vehicles.

“We lost the driver but the female occupant has been rushed to the hospital. We have not been able to ascertain the number of persons in the luxury bus.”

While reacting to the incident, Nigerian took to Twitter to lament the multiple accidents at the Otedola Bridge in Lagos State.

Concise News curated some of the comments that trailed the accident at the Otedola Bridge below: