A tanker laden with petrol has exploded on Otedola bridge axis of Berger along Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) says over 20 vehicles are affected in the inferno.
In a tweet on its official Twitter page, the agency said the tanker suffered brake failure.
“A tanker which had brake failure loaded with PMS caught fire on the Otedola Bridge INW Berger. The number of vehicles affected is 20+, the traffic situation is at standstill, all alternative routes advised at the moment,” it said.