A 4-year-old boy who fell into the gap between a train carriage and the platform as he was getting off a shinkansen at JR Nagoya Station on Wednesday night is in a stable condition, police said Thursday.
According to JR Tokai, the incident occurred at around 10:10 p.m. The boy was getting off the Nozomi 259 train with his mother when he fell into the 20-cm gap, NTV reported. A passenger on the platform pushed the emergency stop button and the boy was rescued by JR staff.
Although the boy hit his head, his injuries are not serious, police said.
Train services were delayed by about 10 minutes, affecting 1,100 passengers, JR said.© Japan Today