A train in motion on Sunday crushed a Dangote cement truck and a commercial tricycle, popularly called Keke Napep’, in Kano State.
Naija News reports that an unspecified number of passengers were feared dead after the unfortunate incident.
It was gathered that the incident occurred on Obasanjo Road in Kano metropolis at about 11:30 am.
An eyewitness, who is a trader beside the rail track, told The PUNCH that he noticed the truck moving towards the rail line, as the train was in motion.
According to the witnesses, efforts made to flag down the trailer were not fruitful.
“As the driver of the trailer attempted to cross the rail line, the train hit the vehicle and the tricycle simultaneously,” said one of the witnesses.
Meanwhile, another eyewitness said that the passengers in the tricycle were rushed to the hospital unconscious.
Good Samaritans later helped in evacuating the bags of cements loaded on the truck as security operatives stormed the area to prevent looting.
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