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Woman faints and tumbles off platform under moving train (video)

A COMMUTER said “I don’t know how I’m alive” after she fainted and fell under a moving train in incredible scenes captured on CCTV.

The woman, named only as Candela, lost her balance and tumbled off the platform at Independence Station in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Candela cheated death after stumbling and falling onto the tracks in Buenos Aires
Candela cheated death after stumbling and falling onto the tracks in Buenos AiresCredit: YouTube/ El1 Digital
Onlookers were fearing at the worst as she disappeared underneath the train
Onlookers were fearing at the worst as she disappeared underneath the trainCredit: YouTube/ El1 Digital

Footage showed Candela becoming unsteady on her feet, tipping forward and stumbling towards the onrushing train.

Onlookers feared the worst after she and disappeared down a gap between two carriages.

Several witnesses including a man in a baseball cap can be seen in teh footage raising their hands to their head in shock.

But she was miraculously rescued alive from the tracks after the train stopped.

As commuters crowded round, she sat and then lay down on the platform and was finally taken away in a wheelchair to an ambulance.

Candela has only just been able to seen the images for herself after being told she was out of danger and being discharged from Buenos Aires Hospital Dr Alberto Balestrini.

The female commuter at the centre of the drama told today how she felt she had been reborn after surviving the horror incident.

She told an Argentinian TV station: “I suffered a sudden drop in blood pressure and fainted.

“I tried to warn the person in front of me but don’t remember anything else, even the moment I smashed into the train.

“I don’t know how I’m still alive. I’m still trying to make sense of it all.”

A witness to the incident said: “This girl has been reborn. It’s a miracle.

“We were waiting for the train and suddenly she fell onto the track. Amazingly it was just a scare.”

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