19 Dec '11, 3pm

Woman in coma after falling on board SMRT bus

SINGAPORE - A 54-year-old woman is in a coma after falling onboard an SMRT bus on Sunday night. It is believed that Madam Ding Weibo fractured her skull after hitting her head on a seat. The bus driver had apparently applied the brakes suddenly. Madam Ding and her daughter had just boarded bus 167 at about 8pm at Orchard Road, near Heeren shopping centre, when the driver jammed the brakes. Both made a grab for the handrails, but the force of the brake threw Madam Ding onto the floor. She was sent unconscious to the Singapore General Hospital. Her daughter, Ding Xiao Sui, told Channel NewsAsia that Madam Ding suffered internal bleeding, and had to have an operation. She is still in critical condition. The family plans to lodge a complaint against the driver. Her daughter said: "I was so scared and panicked, I did not know what to do. I kept calling for her, but there was no...

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[CNA] Woman in coma after falling onboard SMRT bus

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channelnewsasia.com 19 Dec '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE : A 54-year-old woman is in a coma after falling onboard an SMRT bus on Sunday night. It is believed that Madam ...

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todayonline.com 19 Dec '11, 9pm

SINGAPORE - A 54-year-old woman is in a coma after she fractured her skull following a fall in a bus on Sunday. According ...

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