Survival

Woman struck by train while listening to music on heaphones

Police stress the danger of not paying attention.
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A woman attempting to cross the railway tracks at an Adelaide train station looked the wrong way and was hit by an oncoming train.

Witnesses told police that the train sounded its horn a number of times but the woman is thought to have been listening to music on her headphones and didn’t hear the train.

She is lucky to have escaped alive. She is recovering in hospital from several broken bones and head injuries, though 7 News report she is in a stable condition.

The incident comes at a time when Australia’s road services are attempting to raise awareness of the risks of using phones and headphones while walking.

 

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