Escalator Malfunction in Rome +3 More Terrifying Accidents in Subway

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Subway is visited by millions of people every day, thus it often becomes the center of news and accidents. Let’s recall the most terrifying things ever happened in the subway. 

Escalator accident in Rome 

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Source: Vigili del Fuoco / Twitter

About 80 people were trapped on an escalator in Rome when it suddenly malfunctioned and accelerated to high speed sending people down to the end of the stairs.

A lot of soccer fans riding the escalator were screaming and jumping up and down. That’s might be a reason why it broke in Rome’s Repubblica subway station.

At least 20 people were injured.

Source: Vigili del Fuoco / Twitter

Subway train derailed in New York City

A subway train between the 135th Street and 125th Street stations in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, derailed and crashed into a wall. More than 30 people were injured.

The malfunction was caused by an abrupt triggering of the train’s emergency brake.

Source: AP/Mary Altaffer

Some of the victims of the accidents commented on social media on the derailment of the subway train and rescuers’ work.

Toronto subway crash kills 3

The deadliest subway accident was the 1995 Russell Hill subway crash that was caused by a train in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

It happened on Line 1 Yonge–University of the Toronto subway on August 11, 1995. Unfortunately, it resulted in 3 deaths and 30 hospitalized.

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Source: Toronto Star

Man killed by subway train

A man was killed by a subway train in the Bronx, after he jumped down for the cell phone he had dropped.

“There’s signs everywhere stating to tell a train crew or a police officer to get your cell phone, or anything that falls on the tracks, so they should definitely think before they go and risk their life for a cell phone,” Debbie, who works at a nearby coffee shop, said.

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Source: accessunlocked.com


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