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Police looking at MRT station CCTV footage after man found near tracks

Police are looking at CCTV footage of the MRT station where an elderly man was found unconscious near the tracks on Saturday.

SINGAPORE: Police are looking at CCTV footage of the MRT station where an elderly man was found unconscious near the tracks on Saturday.

It's part of ongoing investigations to determine what exactly took place, after the man was found on the elevated tracks between Tanah Merah and Expo stations.

The 70-year-old is now in critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit at Changi General Hospital.

Police say he was found lying on the outer side of the track.

Channel NewsAsia understands he climbed over the platform screen doors at Expo station and walked 900 metres along the track towards Tanah Merah station.

The man had injuries to his head and was unconscious when taken to the hospital.

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