THE SINGLETON ARGUS TUESDAY, 17TH AUGUST, 1926 - A MIRACULOUS ESCAPE - KHAN
- Amos Khan, aged 18 years, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Dolat
Khan, of Andrew Street, Singleton, had a miraculous escape from death at West Maitland
Railway Station, after midnight on Sunday. In company with Claude Bowe, also of Singleton, he
was waiting for the train to Singleton, and complained of feeling unwell. As the train approached
the station the two young fellows walked towards the edge of the platform, when Khan
apparently fainted and lurched towards the moving train, after striking one of the carriages with
his head. Luckily Khan did not fall between the wheels but the narrowness of his escape was
shown by the fact that his overcoat was torn off him and he also lost portion of his trousers.
When picked up and examined it was seen that he escaped with cuts and bruises on the body and
arms. Khan was placed in the train and brought to Singleton. He is now in bed, grateful that no
bones are broken and he will be off work for a week or more.