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Traffic was blocked on Isoko-Benin-Lagos Expressway due to fallen trailers

By Chris Odogwu
Publish on August 14, 2019

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Heavy traffic alert! Passengers traveling are suffering seriously as trucks conveying drinks fell along the Isoko-Benin-Lagos expressway. Read our updates here!

Passengers in transit along the Isoko-Benin-Lagos Expressway were left with a sour taste in their mouth because of the road blockage in the area. This was due to the falling of two trailers conveying alcohol along the road since Saturday, August 10, 2019.

The trailers and their fallen containers occupied most part of the road, forcing motorists to make do with the narrow path created for vehicles to pass through. This caused heavy traffic as vehicles had to take turns to drive ahead.

traffic-along-isoko-benin-lagos-expressway

Vehicles have to drive through a narrow path

A traveler who simply identified himself as Akin disclosed that he had spent up to six hours in the traffic without making any movement.

At the time of going to press, the situation is that the authorities are yet to address the situation. The incident was captured on camera by some passengers as seen in the video below.

Passengers stranded as trailers fell along Isoko-Benin-Lagos Expressway

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Chris Odogwu is a freelance Content Writer and Journalist. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from University of Jos and a master's degree in Mass Communication (Public Relations and Advertising major) from University of Lagos. His works have been published in top local and international publications including Forbes, HuffPost, ThriveGlobal, TheNextScoop and Nigeria360 among others. A member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), the thrill he gets from writing about exotic cars feels almost the same as riding in them.