31 Aug '11, 10pm

SMRT files defence against lawsuit by family of Thai girl who lost legs

SINGAPORE: The SMRT has filed its defence in the S$3.4-million lawsuit brought against the transport operator by the family of the Thai girl whose legs were severed after she fell onto the Ang Mo Kio MRT Station tracks in April. In its defence papers, the SMRT reiterates that all the safety warnings and precautions - such as the yellow lines - were in place and that the distance which the train travelled after the driver slammed on the brakes were within "safety specifications". The SMRT argues that 15-year-old Nitcharee Peneakchansak's "negligence" contributed to her falling "onto the tracks at the MRT station on her own accord". It also claims that the girl was "aware of the danger of the oncoming trains and that by standing behind the yellow safety line until the train had stopped", she would have been reasonably safe from falling onto the tracks. In court papers submit...

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