Kyra Dulguime; Teenage Victim Identified After Fatal Tram Accident In Sydney’s CBD
Sixteen-year-old Kyra Dulguime has been identified as the teenage girl who tragically lost her life after being trapped under a tram in Sydney’s CBD.
In the early hours of Thursday morning, emergency services were summoned to George Street in Haymarket following reports of a pedestrian being injured.
Upon arrival, the Sydney City police area command discovered a teenage girl who had sustained critical injuries.
The girl was rescued by the Police Rescue and Fire and Rescue NSW teams. Following her rescue, NSW Ambulance paramedics provided medical attention at the scene. Unfortunately, despite their efforts, the girl could not be revived.
On Thursday, family members utilized social media to commemorate Kyra.
A family member expressed their affection towards their beloved Kyra Dulguime by stating, “I love you and I miss you, our beautiful angel.
“The individual in question will be greatly missed, according to sources. The individual expressed disbelief and sorrow over the departure of the person in question.
According to social media accounts, the family reportedly relocated from the Philippines to Sydney’s southern region.
According to witness reports, it is believed that Kyra attempted to cross the tram line between two carriages while the tram was stationary at a red light at the intersection of Goulburn and George streets.
According to witnesses, a teenager became trapped when the tram started moving. The driver was reportedly alerted and stopped the tram at Chinatown light rail stop, which was only a short distance away. Police are currently investigating the incident.
According to reports, Nine was accompanied by a friend when the incident occurred. Witnesses on the tram reportedly attempted to assist her.
A 52-year-old man, identified as the driver, was transported to the hospital for mandatory testing.A crime scene has been established by the police who are currently conducting an investigation. According to sources, a report is set to be prepared for the coroner. No further details have been released at this time.
Reports indicate that light rail services have resumed.
According to Fire and Rescue NSW Superintendent Adam Dewberry, hydraulic lifting rams and high-pressure airbags were utilized by firefighters and police rescue teams to raise the 10-tonne carriage and reach the teenager. Dewberry described the situation as “difficult and tragic.”
According to him, there was no possible solution.
According to Transport for NSW Secretary Howard Collins, the death of the girl has left everyone feeling saddened.
He expressed his condolences to her family, friends, and loved ones.
Last night, the individuals who provided assistance, including emergency services and staff, are being thanked for their efforts. The staff will be given the necessary support they require.
According to reports, Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore has also conveyed her sympathies.
On Facebook, she expressed deep sorrow over the unexpected incident.
The speaker expressed their sympathy towards the family and friends of the young woman, as well as the light rail driver and operators.
The CBD and Eastern Suburbs light rail line has experienced its first fatality since it opened approximately three years ago.
In July of last year, a passenger in a wheelchair fell and sustained injuries after disembarking from a tram. Tragically, the individual later passed away as a result of these injuries.