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July 2009 Archives

Woman Loses Leg in Subway Accident That Should Have Been Avoided

On May 17, 2009, a woman's life was changed forever when she was run over by a New York City subway. This tragedy was compounded because it was completely avoidable. The 43 year-old woman was exiting a subway at the 125 Street subway station located on the east side of Manhattan at Lexington Avenue when, according to the New York Post and eyewitnesses, she fainted and toppled onto the tracks, landing between two subway cars.