A Texas woman’s life was saved by a police officers who pulled her to safety from a train track in the early hours of June 22, moments before a train passed by. This footage shows the moment that Officer R. Morales of the Richmond Police Department rushed to the woman’s aid and dragged her from the tracks.
According to the Richmond Police Department, who posted the video, “Officer R. Morales with the Richmond Police Department was flagged down in reference to a female sitting on the railroad tracks in town. Officer Morales responded and found a female on the tracks. As he approached the railroad crossing the warning lights and bell sounded for an approaching train. Without regard for his own safety Officer Morales went on the tracks and pulled the female off shortly before the train arrived at the location. Officer Morales then kept the female from standing back up and running back to the train. The female was later taken the hospital for an evaluation.” Credit: Richmond Police Department