An unfortunate event occurred in New York last Monday, October 24 when a man, during rush hour, died after being trapped by the doors of the subway.
According to authorities, the passenger, whose name and age are not known, ran across the platform to catch the southbound subway at the Columbus Circle station shortly before 5 pm Monday.
The man went to hold the door; however, in the congestion he did not notice when they were closed, much less that his clothes were trapped in them.
Unfortunately, the vehicle began to move and was dragged away until another train in the opposite direction hit the subject, causing him death. According to ‘The New York Post’, the victim was pronounced dead near the Central Park station.
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What do the authorities say?
While the investigation is in its early stages, it appears that this was a terrible accident that did not involve criminal activity.
The unfortunate event is under investigation by the New York authoritieswhich point to the other dangers of the transit system, since it is not clear if the man struggled and if the driver realized that he was trapped.
“Although the investigation is in its early stages, it appears that this was a terrible accident that did not involve criminal activity,” the MTA said as part of reassurance for users facing the rising tide of violence on the transit system. .
What is certain is that thousands of citizens fear that something similar could happen to them due to the congestion and the eagerness that manifests itself during rush hour in the famous metro of the Big Apple. NYC Transit President Richard Davey, for his part, expressed regret over the situation.
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“A person on the tracks was struck by a train and our thoughts are with his family, the train operator and the passengers who witnessed this tragedy. We will get to the cause and learn any lessons that may arise as there is no higher priority than security,” he said in a statement.
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