Escalator breakdown injures 10 in Kawasaki

Jan 8, 2014

Escalator breakdown injures 10 in Kawasaki

Ten people were injured Wednesday morning at a train station in Kawasaki when an up escalator suddenly came to a stop, police and firefighters said. A man described as being 39 years old sustained a broken leg when the accident took place at Musashikosugi ...

Six injured by damaged Akihabara escalator

Apr 25, 2013

Six injured by damaged Akihabara escalator

Six people were injured when their hands got caught in a damaged escalator at JR Akihabara Station in Tokyo on Wednesday, police said. At around 9:25 a.m., three men and three women got their hands pinched between the escalator’s handrail and a 50-cm-long metal ...