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A subway prepare barreling right into a West Village prepare station stopped simply 2 toes wanting hitting a homeless man mendacity on the tracks Saturday morning, officers stated.
The motorman of the uptown No. 1 subway hit the brakes after recognizing the sufferer on the tracks because the prepare entered the 14th St./Seventh Ave. station about eight:30 a.m.
When cops arrived, the prepare was lower than 2 toes from the person’s head.
“The prepare didn’t make contact with the person,” an MTA spokeswoman stated.
First responders moved the person, wearing a number of layers of garments and a yellow hat, onto a backboard and lifted him as much as the platform.
The sufferer appeared calm, and rambled on a few lacking rubbish bag that belonged to him.
He didn’t seem like injured, officers stated. Nobody noticed him fall or soar onto the tracks earlier than the prepare got here into the station.
Medics took the person to Bellevue Hospital for a psychiatric analysis.
Bronx-bound 1, 2, and three trains have been briefly delayed after the incident.