Sixty year old slips while boarding moving train in Guntur Railway Station, dies

In a tragic incident, a 60-year old man slipped while boarding a moving train and got crushed to death at Guntur Railway Station, Tuesday morning.

Published: 16th August 2016 01:02 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th August 2016 01:02 PM   |  A+A-

GUNTUR: In a tragic incident, a 60-year old man slipped while boarding a moving train and got crushed to death at Guntur Railway Station, Tuesday morning.

Kakumanu Nageswara Rao, a native of Vejendla in Guntur district came to Guntur Railway Station to go to Hyderabad. He was waiting for the train on platform number 1 and when Vikarabad-bound Palnadu Express Train came on to the platform.

In a hurry to occupy a seat, Nageswara Rao tried to board the moving train, but failed to get a proper grip on the hand holds of the train compartment entrance and slipped. He fell in the space between the moving train and the platform and got crushed to death.

Though,the railway police immediately called the 108 ambulance and rushed him to the  Government General  Hospital, the doctors declared him brought dead. Guntur Railway Protection Force Inspector D Srinivasa Rao registered a case.

It is learnt that Nageswara Rao was going to Hyderabad for seeing his son, who is working as software professional. The police said that though the rush was normal at the Guntur railway station, the elderly man in a hurry to get the seat, met with tragedy.

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