NEL MRT DELAY CAUSED BY WOMAN WHOSE LEG GOT STUCK

A woman's leg was stuck between the platform gap at Boon Keng MRT station this morning (May 14), causing a train delay along the North East Line (NEL).

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The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was alerted to the incident at 8.10am. The woman, in her 40s, was then freed by the SCDF using hydraulic rescue tools.

She has been conveyed to Tan Tock Seng Hospital in a stable and conscious state, said the SCDF.

SBS Transit tweeted that the NEL service towards Harbourfont was delayed up to 10 minutes. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced free bus services at all NEL stations via Twitter at around 8.45am.

At around 8.55am, LTA and SBS Transit tweeted that NEL services had resumed. LTA said: “We are very sorry for the inconvenience caused.”

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