TODAY   |  September 27, 2013

Subway riders save doctor who fell on tracks

Boston subway riders helped save the life of a 33-year-old doctor who fell on the tracks. The doctor had had a few drinks to celebrate passing his medical board tests. NBC’s Tamron Hall reports.

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>> are credited for saving the life of a man that fell on to the tracks and it, too, was caught on tape. you can see the 33-year-old man walk right off the platform and fall on to the tracks below. a few seconds later several riders jumped down and lifted him back to safety. he is a doctor and said he just passed his medical board test and had a couple of drinks to celebrate.