A burning tanker has shut down the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
The tanker is currently burning on the Long Bridge section of the road.
According to reports the tanker tumbled over, fell on its side and burst into flames some time after 6pm.
Smoke from the burning tanker could be seen far away.
Many road users are said to be stranded as a result of the explosion.
Motorists travelling inward Ibadan have been cut off from the Long Bridge as a result of the explosion as many are scambling to drive against traffic.
The Ogun State Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps Clement Oladele has confirmed the incident but said the rescue operation is ongoing.