BETHESDA, MD — Bystanders sprang into action when a blind man fell onto subway tracks in a Washington D.C. suburb.
News outlets report security video shows the man using his cane before a wrong step sent him tumbling off the platform.
EXCLUSIVE: Good Samaritans rescue a visually impaired man who fell onto the tracks at the Medical Center Metro Station in Bethesda, Md.— Kevin Lewis (@ABC7Kevin) April 12, 2019
“I saw the headlights of the train. I said, ‘quickly!’ We all were able to pull
him up just as the train was arriving," Brendan Cawley told me. pic.twitter.com/48dKd15LVV
It happened Tuesday at the Metro red line Medical Center station in Bethesda, Maryland.
Bystanders ran over and pulled the man to safety seconds before a train pulled into the station.
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority says the man was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.