Skip to comments.Body cam shows hero cop pulling man from railroad tracks before train roars through wheelchair
Posted on 08/13/2020 11:08:21 AM PDT by COBOL2Java
Hero police officer Erika Urreas stunning railroad tracks rescue of an elderly man was captured by her body camera for all the world to see.
The Lodi, California Police Department officers Aug. 12 morning patrol spread like wildfire on social media this week due to her sprint to pull a man in a wheelchair from certain death.
Officer Urrea was in the area of Lodi Ave and the railroad tracks when she saw a male in a wheelchair who appeared to be stuck on the tracks, the department wrote on its Facebook page. She noticed that the railroad crossing arms started to come down and saw that a train was approaching. She immediately exited her patrol vehicle and began running towards the male. As the train was reaching them, she was able to pull the male out of the wheelchair and they both fell back onto the ground.
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That was an incredible save. The officer really is a hero.
Heck of a way to get stuck in Lodi
Great save but it looks like to me that it still ran over his leg.
With the Hero Blues again!
Was his chair stuck? I hope he was not committing suicide.
The officer is a hero, the best of people.
He got stuck in Lodi again?
OMG, the atrociously bad grammatical sentence structure of that headline burns!
Did you see how that evil cop abused that poor innocent man? That was totally unprovoked! /s
NO COPS! Dead guy and a torn up wheel chair.
did he lose his feet? Looks like they blurred it out, and at the end you hear the other guy who shows up say something like “Oh God!”
The cow catcher on the right-hand front of the locomotive may have shoved him aside. That is about as close as it gets.
Somebody said the debris catcher on the front of the train hit his leg.
She’s a superhero.
The comments say he now has a lawsuit against the railroad for NOT having rubber inserts on the tracks at the crossing.
His wheels got stuck in the cracks.
If I only had a dollar, for every time I got stuck
on the railroad tracks in wheelchair, while people sat there drunk...
Oh splendid! Kudos to her!!!
She risked her life also. That close to a train and lose your balance...
Fantastic job. Hooray for her and for police life saving action.
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