The explosion in the process burnt to death the 37-year- old driver who was the sole occupant of the vehicle.
Registration No of the ill-fated car was LSR966GD.
The vehicle was said to have belonged to Softfort table water, situated at Block 2, Obanisuwa Egbejila, along Airport Road in the state capital.
The victim named Emmanuel, was said to have loaded the vehicle with geri-cans of petrol.
Spokesperson of Kwara Fire Service Hassan Adekunle confirmed the incident.