Commuters save man after he faints onto train tracks

The passenger fell head first into the path of an oncoming train


Train passengers risked their lives to save a commuter after he fainted and fell onto the live tracks.

CCTV footage from the station shows the terrifying moment a man fell head first into the path of an oncoming train.

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Selfless fellow travellers run quickly to the rescue, throwing themselves onto the tracks as they tried to get him up, and away from certain danger.

But it's the quick-thinking actions of the station guard that made sure everyone lived to tell the tale. after the incident at Sydney's Wynyard station in Australia.

Dressed in a high-vis vest, he can be seen throwing his arms up in the air, the emergency stop code.

The man was seen fainting and collapsing dramatically onto the tracks

One man reacted as quickly as he could, but the man was already in danger

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The train's driver, who was pulling in, is able to make a quick stop, short of the several people in front of him.

Rob Austin told 7News : "In this incident, the train pulled up very quickly.

"We understand it is human nature to help someone who is injured, but jumping onto live tracks is very dangerous.

"An injury to one person can become an injury to more."

As he collapsed, he fell forward onto the tracks at the station

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The network said the customer service worker, who was able to wave his hands in the stop position, was able to save the lives of the six men who jumped onto the tracks.

The person who fainted escaped without any serious injuries, just some cuts and bruises.

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