19 Dec '11, 4pm

Elderly woman suffers head injury after SMRT bus fall #Singapore

An elderly woman is in a coma after falling down on an SMRT bus, reported Channel NewsAsia . Ding was with her daughter at Orchard Road near the Heeren on Sunday night when they both boarded bus service 164. While on the bus, the bus captain suddenly jammed the brakes, causing the 54-year-old Ding to lose her footing and fall. She then hit her head on a seat and fell unconscious. It’s believed she fractured her skull during the fall. She was sent to the Singapore General Hospital where an operation was performed to stop the internal bleeding in her brain. She is still in critical condition. Her family plans to lodge a complaint against the bus captain. "I was so scared and panicked, I did not know what to do. I kept calling for her, but there was no response,” said Ding’s daughter. “She was fine in the afternoon, she was shopping, and now she is in this state," Ding's daug...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/elderly-woman-suffers-head-injur...

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