Dramatic video has emerged of a Good Samaritan rescuing a person in a wheelchair who had fallen down onto the tracks at a New York City subway station, seconds earlier than the prepare passes by.
The footage captured Wednesday within the Massive Apple’s bustling Union Sq. station exhibits an unidentified man leaping down to drag the person and his wheelchair off the tracks because the rumbling sound of an approaching prepare could possibly be heard.
“There’s a Downtown native 6 prepare to Brooklyn Bridge/Metropolis Corridor approaching the station. Please stand away from the platform edge,” a voice from a loudspeaker says because the Good Samaritan lifts the person again to security.
The video then pans proper, exhibiting the lights of a subway prepare heading towards the scene the place the rescue simply unfolded.
Police advised CBS New York that the person within the wheelchair was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening accidents.
Lauren Mennen, a reporter with the station who witnessed the rescue, mentioned the Good Samaritan “didn’t assume twice whether or not he was going to go on these tracks.”
“I used to be like, folks want this. There’s heroes in motion and I used to be like I’m going to wave my hand on the prepare and it’ll all be good,” she added. “I hope folks simply take positivity away from all this.”