A video clip at a subway station in New York State, USA, showed a person pushing a woman towards the high-speed railway, and the train passed over her.
And the US authorities in the state reported, on Friday, that a woman from New York City was pushed to a railroad as the train approached, as part of a “terrifying” random attack that was recorded on a security video.
NBC News reported that eyewitnesses and security officials confirmed that, “fortunately,” the woman ended up on the railway, not over it, and kept her head down while the train was passing by at Union Square Station in Manhattan, at At 08:29 last Thursday morning, what preserved her life and safety.
The agency noted that the 40-year-old woman miraculously survived, and suffered minor injuries to her head and body.
“It’s very worrying,” said New York Police Chief Kathleen O’Reilly. “We saw him (the suspect on the video) wait, and calculate when the train was approaching the station.”
She added, “She fell, fortunately, between the rolling bed and the bars, and thanks to God she sustained minor injuries.”
The accused, who is 24 years old and lives homeless, was arrested and held on suspicion of attempted murder, reckless endangerment, first-degree assault attempt, and second-degree assault, according to a criminal complaint filed by Manhattan prosecutors, according to What “NBC News” reported.
A judge also ordered the suspect’s detention until the date of his trial on December 4.
Source: “NBC News”