Saturday, December 20, 2014

Follow us:
Follow @NY1 on Twitter Follow NY1 News on Facebook Follow NY1 News on Google+ Subscribe to this news feed 


Man Survives Fall Between Subway Cars at Wall St. Station

  • Text size: + -
TWC News: Man Survives Fall Between Subway Cars at Wall St. Station
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

A man is recovering after falling in between two subway cars Friday morning in Manhattan.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the man was running down the stairs at the Wall Street station along the 2 and 3 lines when he tripped.

He fell in between two subway cars of a train already in the station.

The man was taken out alive and rushed to Bellevue Hospital in critical condition.

The incident caused delays for much of the morning commute.

"That's about the third or fourth train that I've waited for, and it's completely packed. Absolutely no space to even breathe maybe. But hopefully another train comes soon," said one straphanger.

"It's been delayed at least for 10, 15 minutes. I actually was going to email my boss because of that. I didn't know that there was an incident earlier but that would certainly be a good reason," said another straphanger.

Subway service along the 2 and 3 lines has since resumed.

Got A Transit Tip?

Do you have a news tip or story idea about the city's transit systems? Send an email to NY1 Transit Reporter Jose Martinez. ClientIP:,, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP