Train crushes truck, tricycle in Kano

A train in motion crushed a Dangote cement truck and a commercial tricycle in Kano State on Sunday.

The incident happened on Obasanjo Road in Kano metropolis at about 11:30 am.

However, the numbers of persons injured or dead have not been confirmed.

An eyewitness, who is a trader beside the rail track, said 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.

The trailer is still overturned with the eyewitnesses evacuating the bags of cement loaded on the truck.


However, Security agents are also on the ground to prevent hoodlums from looting the goods.

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