Seven dead, several injured as train derails and rams into trailer in Lagos

Seven persons have been confirmed dead in a train derailment which occurred on Thursday morning, at the Abbatoir area of Agege, the outskirts of Lagos.

The incident which involved the train that rammed into a trailer on the railway line along Fagba resulted in a multiple crash among trucks and vehicles.

Four persons hanging on the train reportedly died while others sustained injuries.
Three casualties were also recorded in the road crash, which caused a traffic jam on the expressway.

The gridlock extended to the Ogba area of the state.

Confirming the incident, the state’s police spokesman, Olarinde Famous-Cole said that the train rammed into a trailer, injuring many and leaving unconfirmed number of victims feared dead.

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