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Woman, 25, collapses onto NYC subway tracks during morning rush hour after suffering medical episode

Moment of 25-year-old woman collapsing on New York City subway rails during morning rush after ‘medical episode’: Two NYPD cops are hailed as heroes for jumping off the platform to save her

  • The 25-year-old suffered on Monday from what appeared to be a malaise at the very least
  • She fell off the platform at 95th Street station in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn
  • Two officers walking right behind her immediately came to the rescue
  • One of them jumped on the subway tracks to quickly lift the woman before the next train arrived at the platform
  • The woman is seen shaking uncontrollably on the railing in what appears to be an attack
  • She was then taken to NYU Langone, where she is in stable condition

Two NYPD officers rescued a young woman after she fell on the rails of a Brooklyn subway station during a morning rush hour while having a “medical episode.”

The two officers, Muhammed Ghani and Rochelle Paulburton, were in transit Monday morning when they saw a 25-year-old woman fall from the platform at 95th Street station in Bay Ridge around 8:30 am.

Bodycam footage, released Tuesday by the 68th district police, shows the two officers walking right behind the woman as she moves steadily closer to the edge of the platform.

She then tumbles onto the subway rails of the northbound R train after getting entangled in her feet.

One of the police officers immediately jumps on the railing to lift the young woman, who appears to be having a seizure while shaking uncontrollably, video shows.

Two police officers were in transit and were standing right behind the woman when the fall happened

One of the officers immediately came to the woman's aid

A 25-year-old woman fell on subway tracks at 8:30 a.m. Monday from the platform for the northbound R train at 95th Street station in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

The woman lay on the rails, shaking uncontrollably, as if she were having a seizure.  The NYPD said the 25-year-old had a 'medical episode'

The woman lay on the rails, shaking uncontrollably, as if she were having a seizure. The NYPD said the 25-year-old had a ‘medical episode’

The second officer assisted her colleague from the platform while she and the other officer quickly lifted the woman from the railing in case a train arrived at the station soon.

The nearest northbound R train was just a few stops away from the station and did not interfere with the rescue, the NYPD said.

The woman was found not to have suffered any physical injuries as a result of the fall.

She was taken to NYU Langone, where she is in a stable condition. Her identity will remain confidential as of Wednesday, the NYPD told DailyMail.com.

The two officers who assisted the young woman were not injured in the incident.

They’ve both been part of the NYPD for at least five years, according to… NBC New York

One of the two police officers tries to quickly lift the woman onto the platform before the next R-line train arrives at the station

One of the two police officers tries to quickly lift the woman onto the platform before the next R-line train arrives at the station

The two officers teamed up to save the woman's life as their actions were considered heroic

The two officers teamed up to save the woman’s life as their actions were considered heroic

The fall follows ongoing acts of violence that have taken place in the New York City subway system overseen by Mayor Eric Adams, despite his promise to reduce local crime.

Crime in the metro system has increased by percent in 2022 compared to 2021.

New York City Mayor Eric Adams, a former NYPD officer, has often spoken out about eradicating crime in the city, but he has been criticized for taking no action.

According to data from the NYPD, homicides and shootings are down 13 percent and 11 percent, respectively, from the same period last year, while overall crime is up nearly 38 percent this year compared to June 2021.

Robberies have also increased by as much as 40 percent, while crimes have increased by 20 percent and rapes by 15 percent.

However, transit crime has increased the most, at about 54 percent — with 1,072 reported through June 19, 2022, compared to 695 reported at the same time last year.

In June, total crime increased by almost 40 percent compared to the same period last year.  Of any type of crime, crimes committed on NYC's subway system have increased the most at about 54 percent — with 1,072 reported as of June 19, 2022, compared with 695 reported at the same time last year.

In June, total crime increased by almost 40 percent compared to the same period last year. Of any type of crime, crimes committed on NYC’s subway system have increased the most at about 54 percent — with 1,072 reported as of June 19, 2022, compared with 695 reported at the same time last year.

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