One person was confirmed killed on Thursday morning in multiple accidents on Kara Bridge outward the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
First responders including officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps and the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) have arrived the scene.
The FRSC Sector Commander in Ogun State, Ahmed Umar, said that a traffic hawker was killed in the unfortunate accidents, adding that emergency responders are still rescuing those injured.
Umar attributed the cause of the accidents to brakes failure by the truck whose driver rammed into the vehicles in front of him from behind.
About seven vehicles including a container-laden truck were involved in the multiple crashes that have paralysed movement and has caused heavy gridlock on the bridge.