Metro passenger falls, suffers injuries

Metro passenger falls, suffers injuries

A student fell on the escalator at the MG Road metro station on Friday evening. DH photo/S K Dinesh

A metro passenger sustained injuries after falling down at MG Road Metro station on Friday evening.

Pranita Roy, a 23-year-old student, fell on the escalator on the first floor. “She has suffered a fracture in her right hand. The fracture of radius and ulna bones requires surgery and it will be taken up tomorrow (Saturday),” sources in Hosmat Hospital said.

Two friends of Pranita accompanied her to the hospital where she was given first aid.

Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) Chief Public Relations Officer B L Yashvanth Chavan said the woman fell after climbing the escalator. “She had climbed the escalator and fell later while walking to the platform,” he said.