Man’s Brains Splatter After Train Crushed Him In Lagos


A man’s brains were splattered over the ground this Wednesday morning at Railway Crossing, Ikeja, Lagos, sparking violence in the area. gathered that the man was hit by the same train he had been travelling on, after falling off.

An eyewitness, who gave one name, Babatunde, said the deceased hung on one of the moving train’s entrances, sticking out his head.

"The man was  hanging on the last coach of the train before the accident occurred. The Railway Corporation needs to remove the abandoned vehicle and other obstructions along the railway line for traveler's safety," Babatunde said.

He however had a body contact with an immobile bus parked close to the rail track, before falling to the ground. The train shattered his skull and was forced to a stop.

The incident immediately triggered a violence as others hanging onto the train began to attack and rob commuters. The corpse was later evacuated by the Lagos State Ambulance Service.

Tinuke Akinola, Raphael Adenaike

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