Fire Destroy Cars On Third Mainland Bridge
At least 24 passengers yesterday, escaped being burnt alive, when fire gutted two vehicles on Third Mainland Bridge.
The incident happened at around 8a.m. at Adekunle axis of the bridge inward Lagos Island, causing traffic gridlock for hours, Nigeria daily times learnt.
The inferno was said to have involved an LT volkswagen bus and a stationary Toyota car. Nigeria latest news believed that one of the occupants of the fully-loaded bus noticed the fire, while the bus was on motion, and raised the alarm.
But the driver calmed the occupants and immediately switched off the engine unknown to him it that he had parked near the faulty stationary car, whose driver had gone to look for a mechanic.
The fire spread to the stationary car, forcing passengers to scamper for safety.