Here’s a video of a harrowing situation where a man luckily escapes injury thanks to the quick thinking of a bystander. Were it not for the bystander’s quick actions, it might have been a serious tragedy.

The video starts with a man riding a scooter toward train tracks. He apparently doesn’t notice that the train gate is down because he rides right into it, which knocks him off the scooter but his forward momentum carries him and the scooter right onto the tracks.

A nearby bystander drops his backpack and races to help the man, dragging him backwards off the track and then going back to drag the scooter off as well. The bystander saw something we didn’t: a train was approaching and would have hit the man had the bystander not sprung into action!

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