Pantograph atop local train breaks off injuring three at Ambernath
The broken pantograph

Three commuters sustained injuries after a pantograph, the metal electronic device atop local trains, which collects power from the overhead wires, broke with its flying parts injuring passengers.

The accident occurred on the Karjat-CST

Pantograph atop local train breaks off injuring three at Ambernath
The spot where the accident took place. Pics/Tushar Dhake

The incident took place ini the Karjat-CST local train at Ambernath railway station around 2:40 pm on Saturday. 40-year-old Kamlesh Jadwani, who was seated at the door of the luggage compartment injured his foot. Two other commuters, Sachin Janardhan, 32, and Vijay Badekar, 17, were inflicted with minor injuries, a government railway official said.