Straphanger pushed onto MTA subway tracks in Union Sq.


A straphanger was pushed onto the subway tracks in Manhattan — however pulled himself again to the platform earlier than an oncoming practice might hit him, police stated Tuesday.

The 30-year-old Brooklynite informed cops he was strolling alongside the southbound N/R platform in Union Sq. station round 6:20 p.m. Friday when a stranger pushed him from behind, inflicting him to fall onto the tracks, based on police.

The rider informed cops that he noticed a practice getting into the station, however was in a position to hoist himself again to the platform in time, cops stated.

He suffered cuts to his fingers and knees and reported the incident to transit cops within the station. There have been no arrests.

A Bronx girl was shoved onto the tracks earlier this month at 174th Avenue and Southern Boulevard.