A subway passenger in his 30s is fighting for his life after his clothes somehow got stuck in a train door as he was pulling away from a Brooklyn station, dragging him with him in a scene likely featured in nightmares. of many New Yorkers.
The victim, whose name has not been released, was getting off a northbound Q train at Brooklyn’s Avenue M stop at East 16th Street in Midwood shortly before midnight when her clothing got caught in the door, police said.
The train drove away, dragging the car with it, police say.
At some point, the man fell onto the tracks and was struck by a northbound Q train.
Power was cut to the area so authorities could remove it from the tracks. They did and he was taken to a hospital, where he was said to be fighting for his life earlier Thursday.
Service was restored to the area before 1 am No further details were available.