Baby in pram hit by train

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A 15-month-old boy has escaped with just a few cuts and bruises after a train struck his pram in Australia after it rolled onto the tracks when the child's grandmother looked away for a moment.

Security camera footage shows the stroller rolling over the edge of the platform just as the train pulls into the station in Melbourne. The stroller was pushed a short distance down the tracks before the train came to a halt in front of horrified witnesses.

Paramedic Kate Jessop said: "It's absolutely amazing that this child isn't more injured than what he is, given the circumstances of the accident."

The baby and his 3-year-old brother were being cared for by their grandmother. She told officials she saw the stroller on the platform, looked away for a moment, and turned back to see it on the track. The boy is in a stable condition in hospital and suffered some minor facial bruising and grazes to his head.

The dramatic escape comes just seven months after another baby in Melbourne survived a train striking his stroller, which had also rolled onto the tracks.

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