Man leaps in front of train; impact hurls him back onto platform, injuring 5

電車に飛び込み・弾き飛び…“巻き添え”駅ホームの4人けが 乗客は線路上歩いて戻る

Japan Today -- Jul 21
Five people were injured on Tuesday night after a man committed suicide by jumping from a platform into the path of an express train in Kobe. The impact hurled his body back onto the platform where he hit and injured five commuters.

According to police and JR West officials, the incident occurred at around 6 p.m. at JR Nada Station on the Tokaido Line, Kyodo News reported. A station employee called 119 and said several people had been injured in the incident.

The five injured people, two men and three women ranging in age from their 30s to 60s, were taken to hospital to be treated for minor injuries. The man who jumped in front of the train was declared dead at the scene.

Jul 21 (ANNnewsCH) - 駅のホームから通過中の電車に飛び込んだ男性が、電車にはじき飛ばされ、ホームにいた6人が搬送されました。  ...continue reading

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