Woman survives after being shoved onto tracks and hit by the train in Manhattan subway
A woman miraculously survives after being hit by the train in Manhattan subway station in the incident when she was pushed on the railways.
Police said that the incident happened at Union Square at about 8:30 a.m. when a man pushed the victim onto the 4/5/6 line tracks. The man was reportedly walking from one side to other on the station before approaching the woman from behind and shoving her under the line tracks.
After the woman fell she was then hit by the train. Before she could be finally pulled out by the firefighters, two subway cars passed over her.
“She fell, fortunately for her, between the row bed and the rails,” Transit Chief Kathleen O’Reilly said. “Very minor injuries but for the grace of God.”
Police described the suspect as an emotionally disturbed person. Cops took him into custody and his charges are pending, according to a senior Ney York Police Department official.
The woman was rushed to the hospital. She is expected to survive her injuries.
“She’s gonna make it with minor injuries and that’s a great bit,” O’Reilly added.