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The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Monday confirmed an early morning train accident at Iju level crossing in Lagos State.

Mr Jerry Oche, the NRC Railway District Manager in Lagos, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that there was no casualty in the the accident which involved a mass transit train and a vehicle.

According to him, the vehicle driver threw caution to the wind and jumped into the rail track while other vehicles stopped for the train to pass.

He said, “I was told that every other vehicle stopped and this particular one overshot and hit the train at Iju level crossing. We advise all motorists to be cautious whenever they get to the level crossings.

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“You do not need to come to the level crossing and prove that you are strong or big. The train has the right of way. The train is not supposed to stop for you; you are supposed to stop for it.

“That is why the track is called the permanent way. When every other vehicle stopped, why didn’t this particular one stop?’’ he asked.

NRC confirms Lagos train accident

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