In China, the subway passenger gets stuck between the train and the platform in front of horrified commuters, "after he has not forced himself into a carriage"
- One picture shows the passenger between the safety screen and the train
- The man got stuck in the narrow gap after trying to squeeze through closing doors
- A station official rushed to stop the train from moving after spotting the scene
- The commuter is said to have survived the incident unharmed after being rescued
A Chinese commuter survived unharmed after being trapped between a subway train and the security screen on the platform in Shanghai.
The passenger was trapped in the tight gap in front of horrified passengers after allegedly not being squeezed through the closing doors of the train, according to local authorities.
He was rescued by a staff member who hurried to stop the train from moving and helped the man get into the car.
According to the local authorities, the passenger (pictured) is said to have been trapped in the narrow gap after failing to push through the closing doors at a station in Shanghai
The incident took place in a Shanghai subway station during rush hour Monday evening.
The man reportedly got stuck after trying to force his way through the closing doors while the train prepared for departure, according to a statement from the Shanghai Metro.
An image widely shared on Chinese social media shows the stuck commuter clinging to the platform security screen while other passengers watch in shock.
The incident took place during Monday evening rush hour in Shanghai, according to an official statement. This file photo shows people rushing to a subway station in Shanghai
After spotting the man, a station officer is seen rushing to stop the train from moving by pressing an emergency button on the platform.
A security mechanism on the screen doors was also triggered after the passenger was trapped, officials said.
The man was rescued and taken to the car by staff and other passengers after the driver opened both doors.
According to an official statement, he has not suffered any injuries. The train resumed service three minutes after the incident.
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