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Woman distracted by mobile phone falls onto Madrid subway tracks

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Woman distracted by mobile phone falls onto Madrid subway tracks (Metro de Madrid via Storyful)

MADRID (STORYFUL)- Metro de Madrid has issued a warning about the dangers associated with commuters using their mobile phones on station platforms after a woman fell onto the tracks in front of an oncoming train.

CCTV footage released by Metro de Madrid on October 24 shows the moment a passenger, distracted by her phone, walks toward the edge of the platform as a train approaches the Estrecho station in northern Madrid.

The video shows the woman stepping off the edge and falling onto the tracks below. The clip ends as other commuters rush to the woman’s aid. It is not clear whether the train comes to a stop or passes safely over the woman, however, according to Metro de Madrid, the woman was not seriously injured in the incident.