The Lagos State Police Command made the confirmation said the explosion that occurred on Otedola bridge in Lagos was not fatal.
Grassroots.ng earlier reported that the incident involved two heavy duty vehicles – one laden with Premium Motor Spirit, aka Petrol and the other carrying a container at Otedola end of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, in a statement said the accident was recorded about 2.30am.
Preliminary findings revealed that container driver lost control and rammed into the PMS tanker.
“No life was lost. All efforts are on to ease traffic along the expressway,” the spokesman noted.
Adejobi said the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has visited the scene for on the spot assessment.