Man who jumps off platform at MTR Kowloon Tong Station falls into coma and dies after being hit by train (Updated: 9.15pm)

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27th November 2022 – (Hong Kong) At 7.15pm today, a man was hit by a train on the platform of the East Rail Line at MTR Kowloon Tong Station in the direction of Sheung Shui. While waiting for the train, he was suspected to be standing too close to the edge of the platform before jumping off.

Other passengers notified the station master and called the police. Paramedics later rushed to the scene. The victim was still conscious at first, but then his condition deteriorated rapidly and he fell into a coma. The ambulance immediately sent him to Kwong Wah Hospital for emergency treatment. He was later certified dead at the hospital The police were present at the scene. However, it was subsequently confirmed that the man committed suicide.

If you have suicidal tendencies or depression, please call the 24-hour multi-lingual hotline at The Samaritans Hong Kong : 28960000.

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