The driver was said to have discovered some issues with the engine of the tanker. He parked it and took his time to check the engine.
It was at the point when he went back to start the engine in order for him to continue with his journey he discovered that fire had started from the engine compartment of the truck, he immediately jumped out of it, this made the truck lose control and fell.
The content was all over the road and fire followed. No life was lost. But for two cars that were burnt in the explosion.
The incident that happened around NYA Road, Agodi gate on Thursday sent fear into it residents.
As at the time the report was filed, the fire had been put out and everything is gradually returning to normalcy.