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Heart-stopping footage has surfaced of the moment a blind man made a narrow escape after falling onto train tracks moments before a train approached.
Train station security camera video captured the vision impaired man walked along the platform of a station in Washington, US.
View A blind man made a narrow escape after falling onto train tracks moments before a train approached. Source: CBS/ DC METRO
He took a step too far and tumbled off the edge of the platform.
Other commuters rushed to his aid just in time and were able to pull him back onto to the station platform seconds before the train pulled up.
Commuters rushed to rescue the man, pulling him to safety with the train fast approaching. Source: CBS/ DC METRO
A Metro spokesperson said the man was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, according to NBC4. He is expected to make a full recovery.
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