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Tree falls on train's windshield, loco pilot injured

PTI | Updated on: 13 Jul 2018, 02:14:04 PM
Tree falls on train's windshield, loco pilot injured


A tree fell on the windshield of the Bathinda-bound Kisan Expres during heavy rains and storm, leaving the loco pilot injured, railway officials said on Friday.

The incident took place on Thursday when the train was running between Jakhod Khera and Adampur railway stations of North-Western Railway.

Officials said the tree hit the windshield of the engine at 7: 30 pm yesterday amid storm and heavy rains. Some pieces of the broken windshield hit loco pilot Komal Prasad of Ghaziabad.

He was admitted to the Civil Hospital Adampur from where he has been discharged after first aid.

After the incident, another engine was brought to Adampur from Sirsa and the train left for its destination after a delay of about two hours, the officials said.

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First Published : 13 Jul 2018, 02:13:30 PM