Elderly man in lucky escape after driving electric buggy on to DLR train tracks
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An elderly man had a very lucky escape after driving his motorised scooter off the platform and onto the tracks of the Docklands Light Railway.
The man was waiting for a train at West Ham station in east London when he seemingly drove his buggy onto the tracks as a train was approaching.
According to the Daily Mail, one witness, @CoralieBarnes, tweeted: "Some guy lying slumped half over the side of the platform at West Ham DLR."
The trains are automatic and effectively drive themselves, although there is a "captain" on board who can operate emergency controls if needed.
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