Tanker at the scene at Niger Bridge

ONITSHA– Bight News correspondent gathered that a petrol tanker has reportedly spilled its contents at the River Niger bridge, Onitsha Anambra state.

A reliabe anonymous source said that tanker hit the edge rail of the bridge while attempting to make a U-turn on the bridge on Wednesday morning.

As at the time of filing this report, Mr. Pascal Anigbo, the Anambra State Sector Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has confirmed the incident, saying the Fire Service has already been contacted while the FRSC officials were at the scene controlling traffic.

He said: “A petrol tanker has just hit the edge rail while attempting to make a U-turn on the River Niger bridge.

“Fuel from the tanker is spilling furiously. The Fire Service have been contacted and they are on their way to the scene. FRSC operatives are currently controlling traffic.” He added.

Commuters should take note.

More details shortly.

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