A 44-year-old Jamaica Plain man fell into the train pit at a Red Line station Tuesday night but was rescued by a good Samaritan who rushed to tell a subway attendant to stop the trains and then, with the help of another person, pulled the victim out of the pit, according to the MBTA.
The incident happened at about 6:23 p.m. at Broadway Station. The victim suffered a head injury and complained of pain to his left shoulder and leg. He was conscious and alert but "did appear to be under the influence of alcohol" before he was transported to Boston Medical Center, according to a Transit Police report released by the MBTA.
One of the rescuers told police he tried to pull the man out initially, but was unable. He then ran upstairs and asked the customer service agent to stop the trains because someone had fallen into the pit. He ran back down and, with the help of another, unidentified person, pulled the victim back onto the platform, according to the report.
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