There is gridlock at Demurin, Mile 12 area of Lagos State caused by a 40-foot trailer which fell on the road on Wednesday.
Motorists and commuters were forced to take alternate routes as both BRT and the service lane were blocked.
According to the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LATSMA), the vehicle experienced a brake failure and crashed on the busy road.
LASTMA took to its official X handle to share a video clip from the accident scene with the caption: “A 40ft containerised trailer had a brake failure at Demurin inwards Mile 12, and it has blocked the service lane and BRT corridor, only the main carriageway is available for vehicular movement at the moment.
“Officers are on the ground managing the situation while effort is on for its evacuation,” it noted.
See Video Below;
[12:15PM] #Mile12 #AccidentReport— LASTMA (@followlastma) December 6, 2023
A 40ft containerized trailer had brake failure at Demurin inwards Mile 12, it has blocked the service lane and Brt corridor, only the main carriage way is available for vehicular movement atm. pic.twitter.com/Bz2JAtNlsa