Drunk Woman Survives Fall Onto Subway Tracks: Cops

The 22-year-old woman fell from the platform on West 49th Street at around 6 a.m. as an N train was entering the station

Monday, Jun 30, 2014  |  Updated 8:01 AM EDT
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Drunk Woman Survives Fall Onto Subway Tracks: Cops

The woman who fell onto the subway tracks suffered leg and hip injuries, police said, and was treated at Bellevue.

Police say a woman was drunk Sunday morning when she fell onto subway tracks in Manhattan and survived a train pulling into the station.

The 22-year-old woman fell from the platform on West 49th Street at around 6 a.m. as an N train was entering the station, officials said.

The woman tucked herself into a fetal position on the tracks as the train was approaching, and the conductor pulled the brakes after he saw her move.

The woman suffered leg and hip injuries, police said, and was treated at Bellevue.

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