BOSTON (CBS) — This happened right in the middle of rush hour Thursday evening on the Red Line.
The surveillance video showed a man weaving around on the platform. The video continued to show the man weaving until he fell onto the tracks, awkwardly falling, and hitting his head on the rail.READ MORE: 4-Year-Old Hurt In Hit-And-Run In Lynn
Commuters immediately begin waving frantically to catch the attention of any oncoming trains.
A “T” employee and a customer then jumped down to assist the man until first responders eventually arrived to safely rescue him from the train pit.READ MORE: Over 300,000 Baby Pacifiers Recalled Due To Choking Hazard
The man told police he was dancing and missed. In his words, “A sick landing,” when he fell.
Luckily he didn’t come in contact with the track’s highly-charged third rail.MORE NEWS: Massachusetts Nurses Union Wants Baker's Help To Address 'Overwhelmed And Burned Out' Workers
Officials say that the man is recovering from minor injuries.