Passengers feared dead as train crushes trailer, tricycle in Kano
Some passengers are feared dead when a moving train crushed a Dangote cement trailer and a commercial tricycle in Kano.
The incident occurred on Obasanjo Road in the Kano metropolis at 11:30 am on Sunday.
Eyewitnesses, who run businesses near the rail track, said they saw the trailer approaching the rail track as the train accelerated.
The remains of the trailer after the accident
Witnesses said they tried to stop the trailer but the driver didn’t notice.
“When the driver of the trailer tried to cross the railway, the train hit the vehicle and the tricycle at the same time,” said one of the witnesses.
Witnesses said the tricycle passengers had been taken to hospital unconscious, while the driver of the trailer was uninjured.