A train conveying passengers has crushed a Cement trailer and commercial tricycle, popularly known as “Keke NAPEP”, in Kano.
The incident occurred on Obasanjo Road in Kano metropolis, on Sunday morning.
Eyewitnesses, who run businesses near the rail-track, said they saw the trailer 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.
“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.
It is unclear if anyone was killed in the accident but people were rushed to the Murtala Muhammad Hospital, Kano, from the scene of the accident.