Brave cop rescues old woman who slipped and fell while boarding moving train in western India
A brave cop rushed to the aid of an old woman who slipped and fell on the tracks while boarding a moving train in western India’s Maharashtra.
The incident happened at platform number two of Amla railway station in Nagpur Division on June 4.
Visuals showed the old woman lying on the track in distress under the train 12722 Dakshin Express with a cop and other people bringing her out. She was then made to lie down on a stretcher which was then taken to an ambulance. The woman’s left leg seemingly seemed broken as a result of this accident. According to a report, the cop, Shivram Singh was at the platform when this happened. Upon noticing this, he had the train stopped and called ASI SN Yadav and constable Gurjar, with whose help the woman was taken out from underneath the train.
When asked, the lady revealed her name to be Budhni Bai. Aged about 70 years, the lady was on her way to Betul from Nagpur with her companions. However, some of them boarded the general coach due to overcrowding. The accident happened when she tried to get down from the sleeper coach and move on to the general compartment. The train started moving then and she slipped into the space between the vehicle and the platform.
An ambulance was called but it was not on time, the woman was taken to the hospital in an auto-rickshaw where she is undergoing treatment.