A woman died after she jumped in front of a train with her baby, at Harris Park Station in Western Sydney. Shocked witnesses relayed the incident to the police at around 2:10 pm this afternoon.
The woman died on the spot but her baby miraculously survived, despite being heavily injured. Police officials from the Parramatta Local Area Command are reviewing CCTV footage to uncover clues regarding the identity of the woman, which is not yet concluded.
The child has been taken to Westmead Hospital for treatment. Identification of the woman is of prime importance for relaying the news of the incident to her relatives and conducting a proper investigation into the causes behind this drastic step.