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Trailer Crash, Road Repair Cause Traffic On Lagos-Ibadan Express Road

Trailer Crash, Road Repair Cause Traffic On Lagos-Ibadan Express Road

Trailer Crash, Road Repair Cause Traffic On Lagos-Ibadan Express Road

Trailer Crash, Road Repair Cause Traffic On Lagos-Ibadan Express Road

On Tuesday morning, the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway is congested. As a trailer was seen to have crashed near Kara Bridge and a road repair is being done along OPIC of the other side of the expressway, traffic is backed up in both lanes.

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As a trailer was seen to have crashed near Kara Bridge and a road repair is being done along OPIC of the other side of the expressway, traffic is backed up in both lanes.

According to our correspondent’s observations, the traffic was visible from Berger up to the OPIC area when traveling to Ibadan, but on the other lane, the traffic was visible while traveling to Berger from OPIC.

It was a standstill experience for commuters as many vehicles were seen plying the untarred road off the expressway.

Trailer Crash, Road Repair Cause Traffic On Lagos-Ibadan Express Road

Meanwhile, plying the untarred route did not seem to be a total way out as our correspondent saw that there was also traffic on the road, which could not be disconnected from attempts by many commuters to use the route.

It was gathered that the trailer had crashed since Monday night, damaging a part of the concrete bridge railing.

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The cause of the crash was yet to be ascertained but a team of the Federal Road Safety Corps was seen at the scene.

However, a passenger, who spoke to our correspondent, suggested it could have been caused by a brake failure.

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He also bemoaned the development, saying that the road repair by the construction company ought to be carried out in the middle of the night rather than delaying people who had several businesses and works to attend to in the morning.


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