19 February 2014
An investigation by Metrorail in the
Western Cape is
underway after a man was allegedly pushed from a moving train this morning.
The train was traveling between
Mowbray and Rondebosch when the incident happen which has left the man in a
critical condition in hospital.
Regional Manager Mthuthuzeli Swartz said
incidents like this should not happen if people obey the rules of the
Swartz said we hope to find out from
him exactly what had happened when he is stable, so that we can take
precautionary measures to stem this kind of incident from happening again.
“We are calling upon all our
commuters to always be vigilant and make sure they adhere to all safety
precautions when they are traveling on trains and even when they are on the
station to avoid areas they are not suppose to be in like crossing the lines at
illegal crossing and to open doors when the train is in motion” Swarts added.
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