Passengers feared dead as train crushes trailer and tricycle in Kano


Some passengers are feared dead as a moving train crushed a trailer and commercial tricycle in Kano State.

The incident occurred on Obasanjo Road in Kano metropolis at 11:30am on Sunday, January 22.

According to eyewitnesses, the cement trailer was coming towards the rail line as the train was speeding.

The witnesses said they attempted to flag down the trailer but the driver didn’t notice.

“When the driver of the trailer tried to cross the rail line, the train hit the vehicle and the tricycle at the same time,” one of the witnesses told Daily Nigerian.

The witnesses said the passengers in the tricycle had been rushed to hospital unconscious, while the driver of the trailer was said to have escaped unhurt.