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Two SMRT trains collided at Joo Koon MRT Station, at least 23 passengers injured

(Source: mothership.sg)

It was another bad day for commuters on Nov. 15, as an SMRT train collided with another stationary train at Joo Koon MRT station at about 8:30 am in the morning.

According to SMRT passenger Mei Anne, she was on the train which hit the stationary train in Joo Koon Station. She added that she fell over as a result of the collision, along with other passengers, and that she hurt her back in the fall.

She recounted her experience in a Facebook post, which you can see below:

The Singapore Civil Defence Force confirmed in a Facebook post at about 10:45 am that they had been alerted to an incident at Joo Koon MRT Station earlier in the morning.

The SCDF stated that 23 injured passengers had been sent to hospitals, with a majority of them sustaining “minor injuries”.

The accident at Joo Koon was one of the incidents causing a delay of MRT services  on Nov. 15, along with reported delays along the Circle Line and the East West Line.

Top image from Mei Anne’s Facebook page.

More Info: mothership.sg

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