One of the three teenagers injured after slipping on a 25,000-volt cable while sneaking on the train tracks has broken his silence from his hospital bed.
The high school student, Jake Walton, 17, spoke while in intensive care at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital.
Jake and his friend Rex Warburton, also 17, both remain in a critical but stable condition after they were severely electrocuted by an electric arc on Thursday while sitting on a bridge.
& # 39; Also [sic] let everyone know that I am in the Intensive Care Unit of Royal Brisbane. I lost my voice, I lost my little finger on my right foot and my whole legs are covered with electric burns, "Mr. Walton wrote.
Jake Walton and his friend Rex Warburton, 17, both remain in a critical but stable condition after Thursday night's incident
& # 39; Please, do not talk about that, just send me love and support so I can go home as soon as possible. & # 39;
Another unidentified friend of the children also remains seriously injured, but at the Gold Coast University Hospital after he was electrocuted for trying to help the couple.
The three children were found by police under a railway overpass near Jacobs Well-Pimpama Road on Thursday just after 8.30pm.
One of the boys gathered the strength to call the triple zero for help after being caught in an electric arc.
"Apparently, what happened is that they climbed over the bridge and sat on the concrete barriers that support the bridge," Gold Coast Ambulance Senior Operations Supervisor Allan Windsor told the Gold Coast Bulletin.
"While they were sitting there, it seems that the electricity from the high voltage cables has arched through the young males, and they have been severely electrocuted.
One of the boys mustered the strength to call Triple-0 for help after getting caught in an electric arc (illustrated example)
"As those guys realize, they can be dangerous, which I do not think many people know or appreciate, and that's why they have those security barriers and fences in there, so please stay away from them."
WHAT IS AN ELECTRIC ARC?
An electric arc is when electricity flows involuntarily through an air space between conductors
Lightning is a natural form of an electric arc that occurs
The term refers to both the electric current and the electrodes between which it travels
Electric arcs can cause injury, damage or damage
The Queensland Ambulance Service also told ABC that both children received approximately 50 percent of burns on their bodies.
The three children involved were aware at the time of the rescue.
The police are investigating the trio's reasons for being in the place and what they were doing there.
Before the incident, the children had driven to a nearby service station and stationed a blue Commodore Holdem displaying a red P-plate, where Walton's student ID was later discovered.
Train services were suspended until 10:15 p.m. on Thursday between the stations of Beenleigh and Helensvale, while emergency services attended the incident.
According to an ambulance supervisor "Apparently, what happened is that they climbed over the bridge and sat on the concrete barriers that support the bridge."