A tanker laden with 33,000 litres of petrol fell on Saturday along Iwoye-Ilogbo Road, in Iju-Atan-Ilogbo Area of Ogun State.
The tanker which had on it the name of a popular oil company fell due to the bad condition of the road.
Operatives of traffic agencies, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps and the Federal Road Safety Corps and policemen were seen at the scene of the accident to forestall harm.
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They prevented residents from coming near the scene to scoop fuel. Vehicles and motorcycles also could not pass through the road.