New York City police have released body camera video of officers racing across a subway platform to rescue a man who was trapped on the tracks early Saturday morning.
The incident happened just after 12:30 a.m. inside the 18th Street and Church Avenue subway station in Brooklyn, police said.
The officers were on patrol when observers alerted them to a man on the tracks of the northbound B/Q line.
Police dashcam footage shows officers running from the platform until they reach the 34-year-old man, who was lying on the tracks near the 17th Street crossing.
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According to police, officers jumped the train track area and pulled the man to safety before the train entered the station.
NYPD Commissioner Kichant Sewell praised the officers for their swift and heroic actions.
“When a straphanger accidentally fell onto the tracks at a train station in Brooklyn last night – nearby officers rushed to his aid and pulled him to safety,” Sewell tweeted along with a video of the rescue. “We are proud of these officers for their quick actions to help NYers in need.”
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Police said the man was intoxicated.
He was taken to Maimonides Medical Center for treatment and evaluation. No other details about the man’s condition were immediately released.