Reports reaching TheNewsGuru.com, TNG has it that a fuel-laden tanker has gone up in flames at the Kara end of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
The cause of the fire was not sure as at the time of filing this report.
Happening right now tanker explosion at Kara bridge Fire service needed urgently pic.twitter.com/V2V5LOkLH8
— Tom ® (@lagaista) November 7, 2020
However, eyewitness account on social media confirmed the fire began as early as 1 am on Saturday without firefighters in sight
Many motorists travelling out of Lagos were held in traffic.
Some vehicles had been trapped in the inferno.
Some motorists have also resorted to driving against traffic in order to avoid gridlock.