Pune Metro Civil Court Station: Passenger Dies While Descending Escalator

Kumar suddenly collapsed on the escalator and was immediately rushed to the emergency medical room at the station by security guards.
Pune Metro Civil Court Station: Passenger Dies While Descending Escalator

Pune: A passenger, identified as Manoj Kumar (40), died at the District Court Metro Station on Monday (July 1). The incident occurred while he was descending the escalator at approximately 6:30 PM.

Kumar suddenly collapsed on the escalator and was immediately rushed to the emergency medical room at the station by security guards. Despite receiving initial treatment from the on-site doctor and nurse, he was in critical condition and was subsequently transported to a nearby private hospital, where he was pronounced dead before arrival.

MahaMetro officials reported the incident to the Shivajinagar police, who have since sent the body to Sassoon Hospital for an autopsy. The exact cause of Kumar's death is yet to be determined and will be clarified through the autopsy report.

The police are also investigating whether Kumar had any pre-existing medical conditions that may have contributed to his sudden collapse.

To further understand the circumstances leading to the fall, police will review the CCTV footage from the station. Authorities have also contacted Kumar's brother to inform him of the incident. The investigation is ongoing as police seek to determine the cause of the passenger's fall and subsequent death.

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