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UPDATED: 2 gravely injured as train crushes trailer, tricycle in Kano

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Two passengers have sustained grave injuries as a moving train crushed a Dangote Cement trailer and commercial tricycle in Kano.
The incident occurred on Obasanjo Road in Kano metropolis at 11:30am on Sunday.
Eyewitnesses, who run businesses near the railtrack, said they saw the trailer coming towards the rail line as the train was speeding.
The wreckage of the trailer after the accident
The wreckage of the trailer after the accident

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,” said one of the witnesses.

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.

When contacted, the spokesman for the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Kano Command, Abdullahi Labaran, confirmed the incident, saying four persons, two women and two men were involved in the accident.
He said out of the four persons, two who sustained severe injuries and are currently receiving treatment at hospital, adding that the other two passengers escaped unhurt.
As at the time of filing this report, the trailer was still overturned, with security agents present to prevent hoodlums from looting the goods.


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