'Drunk' woman falling under train video released as Christmas warning
Shocking footage of a woman stepping off a train in Barnsley before stumbling and falling on to the tracks has been released by British Transport Police as a warning to take care when travelling over the boozy Christmas period.
The worse-for-wear woman slips and falls straight through the gap between the platform and the train.
The clip ends with the lady worryingly out of sight but, thankfully, she was helped to safety by quick-thinking fellow passengers.
Inspector Graham Bridges, of BTP, told the Metro: "This woman was lucky to only end up with a few minor injuries and, had it not been for the alertness of other passengers who helped her, we could have been dealing with potentially serious injuries."
According to the Telegraph, he said that the woman in the footage had agreed to its release to warn others of the danger of alcohol-fuelled commuting, adding: "We understand that at this time of year, with Christmas fast approaching, people will be out at parties and will be consuming alcohol.
"We certainly do not want to spoil this and would simply ask that anyone drinking alcohol does so responsibly."
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