Watch video: Mumbai train crashes into platform at Churchgate station

An empty Churchgate-bound local train came crashing into the platform after the motorman, who was driving the locomotive apparently lost control of the vehicle as he couldn't apply the brakes on time.

Video: Shocking CCTV footage of Churchgate train accident

Mumbai local train accident, Churchgate station
Pics/Shadab Khan and Shashank Rao

Mumbai local train accident, Churchgate station

Mumbai local train accident, Churchgate station

This caused the overhead wire to snap as the train had exceeded the track limit.

Mumbai local train accident, Churchgate station

Mumbai local train accident, Churchgate station

Churchgate station, local train accident

Churchgate station, local train accident

The incident occured around 11:40 am on Sunday morning. Both the train's motorman and guard have been taken for medical treatment.

Churchgate station, local train accident

The local broke into the buffer kept to prevent accidents and half of the first coach went through the platform.

Churchgate station, local train accident

Though not confirmed, around 4-5 people are reportedly said to be injured in the incident.

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