Toddler still critical after mother jumped in front of train

A young girl is fighting for her life in a Sydney hospital after being hit by a train while in her mothers arms.

The horrifying incident occurred at a Sydney train station on Wednesday afternoon.

Witnesses reported seeing the 30-year-old mother step into the path of the oncoming train while cradling her daughter in her arms.


The woman died at the scene, while the three-year-old girl was rushed to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead where she remains in a critical condition.

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