17 Jun '11, 12pm

Elderly woman hit by train at Yio Chu Kang | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

Elderly woman hit by train at Yio Chu Kang | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

An elderly woman died after being hit by a train at Yio Chu Kang MRT Station. (Yahoo! Photo) A woman in her 60s was hit by a south-bound train at Yio Chu Kang MRT Station on Wednesday night. According to TODAY , the incident happened at about 11:20pm and affected about 680 commuters. South-bound train service between Yishun and Ang Mo Kio MRT Station was disrupted. The elderly woman was on the train tracks when the police arrived and was pronounced dead by paramedics at about 11.50pm. The case has been classified as an unnatural death and investigations are underway. Train services for south-bound trains resumed at 12.42am while north-bound trains remained unaffected the whole time. Free bus-bridging services were provided by SMRT to ferry affected passengers from Yishun to Toa Payoh MRT stations. This service continued until the end of passenger service hours. The Circle ...

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