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Man found dead at Queenstown MRT

By Terence

Yet another suicide case…

Man found dead at MRT station

A man is found dead on the tracks of Queenstown MRT station (File photo)

A Chinese man in his 40s was found dead on the MRT track at the Queenstown station on Monday evening.

Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) received an emergency call at 8.16pm about the incident.

SCDF said the Chinese man in his early 40s was lying on the track below the last carriage after being hit by a West-bound train heading for Joo Koon. He had extensive head injuries and was pronounced dead by paramedics.

Eyewitnesses said at about 8.15pm, the train was approaching the station when it came to a halt. Over 13,700 passengers were affected by the subsequent train disruption.

SMRT said bus bridging services were deployed to ferry passengers from Outram to Jurong East MRT stations during a delay that lasted about one hour. .

Normal service resumed at about 9.15 pm.

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