On Labour Day morning, I slipped and fell at the Bukit Gombak MRT station.
This was at the flight of steps leading from the MRT station to the bus stop along Bukit Batok Avenue 5.
I was vigilant as it was raining and, although the steps were sheltered, the tiled surface was wet.
Nonetheless, I found myself slipping and crashing down the stairs.
Thankfully, other than a large bruise on my side and a strained shoulder, I was fine and promptly dismissed the incident.
However, when I returned the same way 1 1/2 hours later, I found a woman had slipped and fallen at the same spot where I had taken a tumble earlier.
She looked to be in shock and in pain.
Two people falling within two hours is not something I could ignore.
Both the woman and I are much younger than the many old makciks and ah pehs who use the route.
I shudder to think what will happen if they too take a similiar fall.
Surely SMRT can do something about this, like resurface the stairs with anti-slip material or deploy cleaners to dry the stairs.
Something needs to be before there is a serious injury.
Wee Boon Lim