The train enroute Ebute Metta from Iju with full capacity passengers derailed from it’s tracks early Thursday.
According to eyewitnesses, the train derailed as a result of faulty tracks at the level crossing which has been reported by the officials of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA a few weeks ago.
The repair was not done until this morning when it led to an accident. No life was lost but it was gathered at the scene that some persons were wounded and rushed to nearby hospitals for first aid.
Efforts are currently on ground to evacuate the derailed coaches as the Nigerian Railway Corporation came with crane to remove it.
Meanwhile officials of LASEMA, LRT, LRU PARAMEDICS, LRU FIRE, LASAMBUS, FRSC, RRS, LASTMA and Nigeria Police are on ground to ensure swift recovery.
Recovery operation ongoing by the officials of the Nigeria Railway Corporation