Cape Town toddler injured after falling out train

2016-02-22 12:24


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Cape Town – A toddler was injured after she fell out of a train in Cape Town on Monday morning, allegedly because the doors opened before it came to a halt, Western Cape police said.

"It is alleged that the train’s doors opened before the train stopped at the station. No criminal case has been opened," police spokesperson Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said.

The incident happened around 06:30. The girl was believed to be 2-years old.

Provincial Metrorail spokesperson Riana Scott said an injured toddler was found on the tracks. She was taken to the Red Cross Children’s Hospital accompanied by her father.

Scott said the Retreat rapid rail police unit would investigate the matter. They would wait for the results of the investigation before commenting.

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