This morning's train services between Gul Circle and Boon Lay stations on the East West Line was delayed today for both directions. SMRT released a statement saying that one of its staff was injured on the tracks while doing maintenance work in the early morning.
According to the statement, the SMRT staff suffered foot injuries near Joo Koon MRT Station while carrying our works at about 4:10am this morning. SCDF was activated and had conveyed the injured staff to the hospital. SCDF confirmed that they were activated to the incident at Joo Koon, and the affected staff was conveyed conscious to NUH in an ambulance.
It was understood the staff was a a man in his 50s, and he is currently undergoing treatment at the hospital. His condition is stable, although it was not reported what exactly happened.