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Bystander praised after saving disabled man who fell on train tracks

A viral video of a bystander jumping on train tracks to rescue a disabled man has warmed the hearts of many.

In a video making rounds online, the disabled man’s wheelchair onto the tracks of the train and the bystander was quick enough to react.

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In the video, the man can be seen lifting the disabled man to the upper surface before lifting the wheelchair and handed it to a bystander.

More people arrived at the scene and helped the hero lift the man to the platform.

After a short while a train was seen passing proving that the man had indeed saved the man’s life.

Lots of social media users praised the man’s heroic actions.

According to CBS news reporter who recorded the video, the kind actions by the man should be copied by people and atleast others learn from it.

One man jumped right into the action. He didn’t think twice about whether he was going to go on those tracks. I was like, people need this. There are heroes in action, and I was like, I’m going to wave my hand at the train, and it will all be good. I hope people just take positivity away from all this,” she wrote.

The disabled man was later taken to hospital after getting minor injuries.

Here are some of the comments from social media users.

@ddcdt4: “Ok, doesn’t the guy stand up and start to walk on his own?”

@MichelleF4371: “Not all wheelchair users are fully paralyzed. I’m partially paralyzed due to spina bifida. I can stand, take steps and that’s about it. I’m sure adrenaline would have helped me stand a little bit better.”

@Dylan Bruno: “Why not an emergency stop/brake button on platforms for this type of issue?”

@SweetVioletNY: “Someone should have run and alerted train personnel in the station to slow down the train.”

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@ricopox: “Wait so someone just filmed this and didn’t try and help? Glad it all worked out but damn.”

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