There was pandemonium in Ikeja area of Lagos after a female member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) was yesterday knocked down by a moving train in Ikeja area of the state.
Revealing how the incident happened, an eye witness said:
“The train was not moving at a high speed. People tried to call her attention to the incoming train but she didn’t yield to the call as she continued pressing her mobile phone”.
The eyewitness further stated, “I was looking at her from where I stood and saw her with an ear piece plugged into her ears which made her unable to hear the sound of the incoming train. Many passers-by tried to pull her out of the rail line but she ran towards the moving train which crushed parts of her body”.
She was later rushed to the hospital for medical attention by some good Nigerians around.
According to Leadership, the name of the corps member and the hospital she was taken to was kept secret by officials of the NYSC.