Three people have been crushed to death by a moving train on Sunday afternoon in Illorin. It been gathered the victims listed to be 2 young men and a lady, were inside a Toyota Camry car when the moving train said to be coming from the north to Offa crushed them.
An eye witness said: “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. Consequently, the oncoming train heavily crushed the car with the occupants, causing commotion and pandemonium in the area.”
The incident which occurred at the rail line at Kulende area of the state capital caught many by surprise as such incident had never happened in the area since the existence of the railway line.
The remains of the victims were immediately taken to University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital as at press time.