Woman faints and falls onto tracks at Bangkok BTS station

A woman fainted and fell onto the tracks at Wongwian Yai BTS Skytrain Station in Bangkok, Thailand, at round 9.30am today, reviews CH3‘s Facebook web page Nai Krasae.
A witness swiftly informed workers at the station who managed to place a cease to the trains in time and pull the woman safely from the tracks.
The witness advised Nai Krasae that they saw a woman, estimated to be 20 to 25 years previous, looking weak and pale standing on the platform at Wongwian Yai BTS Station on the Silom line in Khlong San district.
Then, the witness heard a sound like something falling and turned around to see the ill girl on the tracks. The witness mentioned there were hardly any people at the station and no one saw her down.
Luckily staff managed to stop trains in time to save the girl, but the incident may have been prevented by putting in obstacles on the platform, mentioned the witness.
Unlike another BTS stations in Bangkok – like Siam – Wongwian Yai doesn’t have barriers on the platform.
The witness expressed issues to Nai Krasae that with out barriers, accidents like this could simply occur. If Fast is possible to put in obstacles in other stations, the witness stated he suggests the BTS do the identical across the board to avoid tragedies from occurring.
Safety on the BTS Skytrain was brought into the highlight in August final year when an escalator incident at Surasak Station left 27 people injured.
One 17 year outdated sufferer was rushed to hospital for emergency surgery when her leg was “torn” within the fall, exposing her bone.
A deputy inspector at Yannawa Police Station, Lieutenant Colonel Somyot Bunnakaew, said the mass fall happened after a concert at Bangkok Christian School. He mentioned after the live performance, youngsters crammed into Surasak station to escape the rain when somebody slipped down the crowded escalator.
The BTS offered help to victims of the cush, but said the incident was out of their control…

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