Perth commuters save man’s leg

A man´s leg has been saved by commuters and staff at Stirling train station, Perth Australia, after he fell into the gap between the platform and the carriage.

The passenger, Mr Hynes, slipped after the train had stopped in the station.

Hynes was waiting by the door but then stumbled and fell trapping his leg in the gap, rendering himself as unable to move. Station staff alerted the driver instructing the train not to depart.

Commuters, passengers and staff alike came together to push and tilt the train allowing Mr Hynes to remove his leg and avoid any serious injury.

Fortunately Hynes suffered no injuries and a trip to the hospital was not necessary.

Mr Hynes has shown his appreciation to those who helped and praised their efforts, saying “”It was people power that saved someone from possibly quite serious injury.” Also explaining that the situation was not caused by too many people in the Perth train station.   

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    • Roy Peters

      07 August 2014 • 13:03

      Lucky Fella! Nice to see people working for the common good for a change!

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