Secaucus, NJ.- In a dramatic surveillance video, a NJ Transit Officer is seen pulling a man off the rail road tracks seconds before a train at a high speed arrived at the station.
According to NJ Transit, On Friday August 26th, Police officer Victor Ortiz was called to the scene on a confrontation incident at a Secaucus Station.. It was said that the unidentified man got off a train and Ortiz pursued him running on the platform and then to the tracks. Few seconds later the man laid down on the tracks and then Officer Ortiz struggled to pull him off the tracks and finally succeeded right before an oncoming train is seen arriving.
NJ Transit said in a release : “Officer Ortiz’s selfless and heroic actions demonstrated a level of bravery and a true sense of compassion and purpose that often goes unrecognized but is ever present in our law enforcement community.”