Fatal Accident Claims Multiple Lives at Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State

…By Dorcas Funmi for TDPel Media. A tragic accident occurred at the Third Mainland Bridge, specifically within the Adekunle inward Adeniji area in Lagos State, resulting in the loss of numerous lives.


The incident took place on the morning of Friday, July 21st.

While the exact cause of the accident and the precise number of victims are yet to be officially disclosed, reports indicate a significant number of casualties.

Emergency Response Efforts Underway

At the accident scene, the Lagos State Ambulance Service (LASAMBUS) and other agencies have swiftly responded to attend to the victims.


Details surrounding the accident are still emerging as authorities work to provide clarity and support to those affected.

Massive Fire Engulfs Terminal ‘C’ at Tin-Can Island Port, Lagos

In a separate incident, a devastating fire broke out at terminal ‘C,’ which is managed by Port and Cargo Limited at the Tin-Can Island of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).

The incident occurred on Thursday, July 20th, and a distressing video capturing the flames and destruction of cargoes worth millions of Naira has surfaced online.

Limited Information on the Cause of the Fire

As of now, specific details regarding the cause of the fire at the Tin-Can Island Port are scarce.

However, it has been reported that emergency responders were promptly deployed to the scene to combat the raging inferno.


The extent of the damage and the impact on operations at the port remain subjects of concern.

Challenges in Obtaining Information

Despite efforts to gather further information, attempts to reach the management of Port and Cargo Limited for comments and insights have been unsuccessful at the time of filing this report.

Authorities are likely conducting investigations to ascertain the cause of the fire and evaluate the extent of the losses incurred.

Both of these incidents have caused significant devastation and loss, and authorities, along with the relevant agencies, are working diligently to manage the situations and offer support to those affected.


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