28 Feb '11, 10am

Elderly parents injured after falling on escalator at mall, but no one helped

Elderly parents injured after falling on escalator at mall, but no one helped

is irked that when both her parents fell on a moving escalator, not a single person came forward to help them. Said the STOMPer in an email: "This incident that happened to my aging parents occurred on Dec 17, 2010. "My parents were at Hougang Green Mall to get some grocery from the supermart. "That day, the conveyor belt, which was on the left-hand side, travelling upwards was stationery however the escalators were still active. "My father is a stroke patient who uses his left hand to support himself in order to travel. However the moment he held the faulty belt, he fell. "Because of his weakness, he wasn't able to get up at all. My mother immediately went forward to assist him. Unfortunately, she fell too. "My mother is a high blood pressure patient and is undergoing a year of chiropractic treatment. "Both of them were 'sliced' over and over on the moving escalator! Yet,...

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