Monday, 21 December 2015 06:18

TRAGEDY! Train Crushes 3 Persons In Ilorin

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Three persons inside a car were crushed on Sunday afternoon crushed to death by a moving train in Ilorin, causing pandemonium and commotion in the Kwara State capital. The victims, two young men and a lady, it was gathered were inside a Toyota Camry car unknowingly parked on the railway line at Kulende area of Zango, with all four windows wound up when they were crushed by the moving train said to be coming from the north to Offa. According to an eyewitness, "as the train was fast approaching, several shouts and alerts by the passers by to the three occupants inside the Toyota Camry car to drive away from the railway line failed as they could not hear what the people were saying."

The eyewitness added: "Consequently, the oncoming train heavily crushed the car with the occupants." Residents were surprised at the incident which occurred at the rail line at Kulende area of Ilorin as this was the first time such incident will be happening in the area since the existence of the railway line. The remains of the victims were immediately taken to University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital.

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