20th February 2021 – (Hong Kong) At around 6pm today (20th), a 1m by 0.5m concrete slab suddenly crushed onto the false ceiling and collapsed near the escalator on Platform 3 of MTR Central Station.
There was a loud noise and passengers ran frantically to avoid being injured. After the incident, the ceiling components were crumbling, and the ground was covered with concrete fragments. MTR staff rushed to the scene and sealed off the three escalators. A large number of passengers stopped to take photos. No one was injured in the incident.