Tuesday September 06, 2022

Train hits teenager making action videos for social media in India

Train hits teenager making action videos for social media in India

A combo image shows injured Chintakula Akshay Raju sitting on the side of the railway tracks in Telangana.

A horrifying video of a teenager making reels for his social media got hit by a train in Telangana has been doing the rounds on social media platforms.    

The 17-year-old was seriously injured.

The video showed the teen walking very close to the track near Kazipet station in Hanamkonda district when a train hit him behind. The video of the incident has gone viral on social media.

His friend, who was recording the video on a mobile phone, warned the the young man before making the video.

Chintakula Akshay Raju was seriously injured and was admitted to  MGM Hospital in Warangal.

The youth, a resident of the village of Vaddepally in the district of Hanamkonda, is an engineering student.

While walking with his friends along the railway track near a pond, he came up with the idea of capturing the high-speed train in a video for uploading to a social media platform.

However, the craze nearly cost him his life.

He suffered serious head injuries as well as leg and hand injuries.


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