25 passengers sustained injuries after a collision between two trains at the Joo Koon MRT station this morning.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that it was alerted to the incident at 8.33 am, and that injured passengers have been conveyed to the hospitals. It added that the majority sustained only minor injuries.
Injured passengers were the first to share about the train collision.
This collision between trains is believed to be the first of such accidents in Singapore in a long time. Police have cordoned off the area of the accident.
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) updated the public about the incident past 11am that both SMRT and LTA are investigating the train collision at Joo Koon station. It’s statement also said that 2 SMRT staff were among the injured in the incident.
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