Man Rescued From Metro Tracks

10:36 PM, Apr 27, 2012   |    comments
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA) -   A man who lost his balance and fell off the platform at a Red Line Metro station was helped to safety by several bystanders, a Metro spokesman reports.

The 70-year-old man  standing near the edge of the platform at Farragut North station lost his balance and tumbled  onto the track bed below at about 1:30 Friday afternoon. Metro customers nearby quickly moved to pull him from the tracks and back to the platform.

The man was taken to GW hospital for evealuation of his non-life threatening injuries.

No train delays resulted from the incident.

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