Lagos-Bound Train From Ogun Hits Truck





Many travelers yesterday got away passing when a stuffed Lagosbound train from Ogun State crashed into a truck at Shogunle Railway Crossing in Lagos.

A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reporter on board the train reports that the episode happened around 8a.m. The reject clearing truck had attempted to cross the railroad line in front of the drawing closer prepare, yet was unsuccessful.

The train driver, seeing the incomplete blockage of the track by the truck, diminished velocity, an exertion which decreased the effect of the crash and spared the train from wrecking.

Regardless of the pace decrease, the train hit the back of the truck which was still on the track. A few travelers were harmed as an aftereffect of the effect. Taking after the effect, the truck hit the obstruction at the intersection, which likewise hit an adjacent electric post.

Travelers on board the train recognized the train driver for keeping it from wrecking, as it proceeded to the Shogunle Station where a few travelers landed and others got onto.

The Director of Operations, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr Niyi Alli, later said that the truck had been appropriated by the company and taken to its central station at Ebute Meta Junction.

He said: "The proprietor of the vehicle too is at risk for the expense of harm, in spite of the fact that, we are yet to learn the expense of harm." On Friday, a Lagos-bound train from Ijoko in Ogun crashed at Iju Station.

The wrecking disturbed the administrations of the enterprise for the entire day leaving many its travelers heading for Kano stranded at its end in Ido, Lagos.