The petrol tanker crashed at the early hour of Friday around Toll gate, Ota axis of Lagos-Abeokuta highway, , as he approached the Soprite store, killing no-one who could be identified.
According to the report, the tank immediately ignited and destroyed lives, vehicles and property.
Confirming the incident, the Ogun State Traffic Compliance (TRACE) Corps Spokesperson, Babatunde Akinbiyi released a video of the incident .
He said there were casualties but the number could not be ascertained as of the time of filing this report.
TRACE Corps, Fire Service agents, Federal Road Safety Corps, the police, the NSCDC, Naval officers and the Army came immediately for rescue operations.
Although Akinbi sympathize with the victims of the terrible incident, he advised motorcyclists to avoid the toll zone for a while.
“However, they can cross Old Ota Road to link Awolowo Road down to Sango under bridge to link Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway,” he said.