The crowd of looters include motorists, motorbike taxi operators and pedestrians.
The cause of the accident is unclear and there were no police officers on sight, according to the footage.
A local journalist is among those who has tweeted footage from the scene:
— Seth Olale (@SethOlale) September 23, 2022
The prices of basic food commodities like maize flour and wheat flour, potatoes, vegetables and fruits have been rising in the country – attributed to a combination of external and domestic factors.
Last week the government scrapped a subsidy on petrol which has increased the retail price to an all-time high.