31 May '11, 12am

2 months after accident, dad of Thai girl hurt by MRT train hopes SMRT's plans for help will be in place in a week

2 months after accident, dad of Thai girl hurt by MRT train hopes SMRT's plans for help will be in place in a week

Mr Peneakchanasak with daughter Nitcharee at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, where she has been warded since her fall onto the train tracks at Ang Mo Kio MRT station, which led to her losing both legs. Mr Peneakchanasak said he was 'confused' and unsure of what his options for financial assistance were, but whatever help SMRT could give would be 'most helpful'. -- ST FILE PHOTO ALMOST two months after his daughter lost both legs in an MRT accident here, Mr Kittanesh Peneakchanasak is hoping that the train operator's plans for helping him will be in place by the time he returns here in about a week. 'I haven't thought about what to do if it doesn't give assistance,' said the Thai national, who is the father of Nitcharee, 14, through an interpreter in a phone interview with The Straits Times on Monday from Trang in Thailand. He did not elaborate on what help SMRT has provided so far...

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