On Wednesday afternoon, a female college student tried to commit suicide by throwing herself in front of a train. Luckily, she was stopped at the last possible moment by one worker with lightning fast reflexes.
Surveillance footage from a railway station in Putian, Fujian province shows the young woman suddenly bolt forward just as a train is about to enter the station. In the blink of an eye, a worker named Weng Jianzhong runs after her, managing to grab her arm just as she is about to jump off the station platform. In the struggle to save the young woman’s life, Wang falls backward and cracks the back of his head on the ground. Moments later, the train rushes by.
With those kind of reflexes, perhaps Wang should become a firefighter. Recently, firefighters in China have been hard at work stopping people from falling to their death in some creative ways.
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