Home India Driver Halts Train In Time, Saves Life Of Elderly Man Crossing Tracks...

Driver Halts Train In Time, Saves Life Of Elderly Man Crossing Tracks In Maharashtra


Driver Halts Train In Time, Saves Life Of Elderly Man Crossing Tracks In Maharashtra

Hari Shankar (70), who was crossing the track at that time, fell and got stuck under the train

Mumbai:

A senior citizen crossing rail tracks at Kalyan station near Mumbai on Sunday was saved when the drivers of a Mumbai-Varanasi train applied emergency brakes in the nick of time after being alerted by a rail official, the Central Railway said.

The incident took place around 12.45 pm when the train started from platform no. 4 of the Kalyan railway station in neighbouring Thane district.

Hari Shankar (70), who was crossing the track at that time, fell and got stuck under the train, the Central Railway (CR) said in a release.

Chief Permanent Way Inspector (CPWI) Santosh Kumar then shouted to caution loco pilot S K Pradhan and assistant loco pilot Ravi Shankar G.

The two loco pilots immediately applied emergency brakes and pulled up the elderly man from under the train, the release said.

After the incident, the Central Railway issued an advisory asking people not to cross rail tracks, and warned that it could prove fatal.

The Central Railway’s General Manager, Alok Kansal, announced a cash reward of Rs 2,000 cash each for the two loco pilots and CPWI for their timely act of saving the man”s life, officials said.





Source link

RELATED ARTICLES

Allahabad High Court Relief To Man Charged For Facebook Post On Wife’s Death

<!-- -->Counter-affidavits can be filed within four weeks, Allahabad High Court saidAllahabad: The Allahabad High Court has stayed criminal proceedings against a man...

Nearly 1,000 Houses Damaged, Hundreds Evacuated In Flood-Hit Goa

<!-- -->"One of the worst floods since 1982," Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said. (Representational)Panaji: One person died, around 1,000 houses were damaged...

Calcutta High Court Proposes Measures For Safety Of Women, Transgender People

<!-- -->The bench proposed displaying helpline numbers, including a transgender-specific helpline, in all busesKolkata: To ensure the safety and security of women and...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Philippines: US Geological Survey

<!-- -->The Philippine seismological agency said it did not expect damage (Representational)Manila: A strong earthquake shook the Philippines on Saturday, the US Geological...

United Nations Urges China To Cooperate With WHO On Second Phase Of Probe Into Covid-19 Origins

<!-- -->The United Nations 'implored' all member states to cooperate with the WHO probeNew York: The United Nations Friday called on all member...

Death Penalty For Madhya Pradesh Man For Rape, Murder Of Underage Girl

<!-- -->The court also awarded a seven-year rigorous prison sentence to the convict (Representational)Sagar, Madhya Pradesh: A court in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar on...

Allahabad High Court Relief To Man Charged For Facebook Post On Wife’s Death

<!-- -->Counter-affidavits can be filed within four weeks, Allahabad High Court saidAllahabad: The Allahabad High Court has stayed criminal proceedings against a man...

Recent Comments