WATCH: California officer rescues man from oncoming train
A police officer in California pulled a man from a wheelchair that was stuck on railroad tracks seconds before the train came past, in a dramatic rescue caught on the officer's body camera.
Published Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:54PM EDTLODI, Calif. - A police officer in California pulled a man from a wheelchair that was stuck on railroad tracks seconds before thetraincame past, in a dramatic rescue caught on the officer's body camera.
Officer Erika Urrea of the Lodi Police Department was patrolling Wednesday near the tracks when she saw the man and the railroad crossing arms starting to come down, the police department said in a statement.The video shows Urrea rushes from her patrol car and tries to push the man and the wheelchair out of the way as the oncoming locomotive sounds its horn. Unable to move the wheelchair, Urrea is seen dragging the man from it seconds before the
trainbarrels through, striking the wheelchair and the man's leg, the department said.“Officer Urrea risked her own life to save another and her actions prevented a tragedy,” the statement said.The 66-year-old man was taken to a hospital to be treated for a leg injury and remained hospitalized Thursday in stable condition, said Lodi Police Department spokesman Sgt. Ricardo Garcia.
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Did he lose a leg? Fantastic job done by this officer. She’s a hero. People who don’t like cops or think they should be defunded have either never needed their help or actually seen what they deal with every day. Steps to live better and bolder life If you feel like you’re ready to make some changes to live a bigger, bolder life..
amazing 👍 why are you showing American copaganda? OUR cops just invaded Six Nations at gunpoint. talk about that. Can you picture a social worker doing that?
WATCH: Police officer rescues man in wheelchair from oncoming trainDramatic video shows a California police officer rushing to pull a man in a wheelchair out of the way of a speeding freight train with seconds to spare. That's amazing. I can't believe there are asshole's who want to defund the police. BackTheBlue Amazing timing. A few years ago the same thing happened to someone on the GO line but the outcome was not the same 😢 pedestrian track crossings need to be looked at for this issue. This was so heroic. Love the story my dad was killed by a train and trust me I was so happy the officer saved him
Video shows police officer saving man in wheelchair from oncoming trainWARNING: Video contains disturbing content. Police said the “hero” officer “risked her own life to save another and her actions prevented a tragedy.” Disturbing aka awesome Nothing disturbing about a Police Officer saving a citizen from impending death. Why is 'hero' in quotation marks? Hero officer is a hero. That's it.
CTV National News: Hero cop saves man from trainA police officer saves the life of a disabled man stuck on the track moments before a train comes through. John Vennavally-Rao reports.
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