Woman dies of cardiac arrest at Central Station

Chennai: A woman waiting to board a train at Central Station to attend her son’s engagement function suffered a heart attack and died last night.

According to the police, Saroja (55), her husband Jayaveeran and son Jayarajan were waiting for a 9 pm train to Mettupalayam, Nilgiris, where the engagement function was scheduled to take place.

The family lived in a camp for Sri Lankans in Gummidipoondi. The trio was seated in the waiting hall when Saroja fainted. She was rushed to Apollo Hospital’s first-aid room on the station premises where she was declared brought dead.

It is suspected that she suffered a heart attack. Her body was sent to Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital for post-mortem. The Government Railway Police are investigating the case.

NT Bureau