Several person were seriously injured while many vehicles and other property worth several millions were destroyed.
Lagos State police spokesman, Olarinde Famous-Cole, who confirmed the incident said that the train also rammed into a trailer, injuring many and leaving unconfirmed number of victims feared dead.
According to Famou-Cole, “We just got the information. Our policemen and those attached to the railway command are in control of the situation. I cannot confirm any death, but I can tell you that some persons were injured.
"We shall be able to furnish you with details later please.”