Train departs with passenger’s hand caught in it, visually impaired man injured
KANAGAWA – A train departed from a Keikyu station in Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture, with a visually impaired man’s hand caught in the door, causing the man to fall and injure his head.
Train departs with passenger’s hand caught in it, visually impaired man injured (JNN)
According to Keikyu Electric Railway, the train departed from Keikyu Kurihama Station in Yokosuka City at around 1:00 p.m. on the 26th with the right hand of a visually impaired man in his 60s caught in the door. When the train moved about two meters, the man’s hand came loose and he fell, hitting his head and back.
The conductor was unaware of the man’s attempt to board the train when he checked the safety of the train using a monitor installed on the platform.
Keikyu Electric Railway commented, “We will work to thoroughly implement safety instructions and prevent any recurrence.
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