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


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.

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