A woman is lucky enough to be alive after being pushed onto the subway tracks at Toronto’s Bloor-Yonge station and managed to push herself against the platform to avoid being hit by an oncoming train.
Toronto police are now looking for a woman who allegedly pushed the woman on Sunday night.
Emergency teams were called to the area shortly after 9pm. The victim, 39, was rushed to a trauma center, where she is now in stable condition, police say.
cost. David Hopkinson, a spokesman for the Toronto Police Service, said the woman suffered “a fairly serious injury” when she fell onto the tracks, but she managed to slip into a crawl space just in time to avoid the train.
“But he had the means to crawl under the platform … just before the train arrived at the station,” he said. “She So she has never been hit by the train.”
In a statement Monday morning, a spokesman for the Toronto Transit Commission said the transit agency was “shocked by this horrific attack.”
“Our thoughts are with the victim for a quick and complete recovery,” said Stuart Green.
“As always, we will give our full cooperation to the Toronto Police as they investigate this troubling incident. We are also supporting our employees who were on the accident train with consulting services.”
Police initially said in a tweet that the woman was hit by a train, but later claimed the information was incorrect.
Investigators are now looking for a woman who has escaped the scene, last seen heading west on Bloor Street.
He wore a pink and gray hat, a puffy black jacket, a gray hoodie and black pants and carried a red bag.
POLICE INVESTIGATION: UPDATE
Bloor St East + Yonge St
– The police are on site to investigate
– The woman was transported to the hospital via an emergency rush
– Suspect was last seen from W / B Bloor Street # GO716995
Some commuters expressed shock on Monday morning, urging others to be more careful when using public transport.
“It’s pretty disgusting that someone went to that level to push someone back,” said Adrian Paul.
“These days you have to be careful, you have to be aware of who is around you.”
“It’s horrible, that thought [would] it never crossed my mind, ”said another commuter, Froilan Carlos.