Posted on Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 8:00 pm
Staten Island, NY (November 17, 2018) – On Staten Island, a Bronx man was pushed onto the subway tracks on Thursday, November 15 around 7:40 a.m. and was injured.
The man was pushed onto the subway tracks near the Brooklyn Bridge station last week. 55-year-old Edwin Pinez was sitting on the platform of the Number 6 train when he was shoved onto the tracks. There were multiple people waiting on the platform just before the train pulled into the station.
The alleged assailant was identified as 20-year-old Jaki Jeter. He fled on a train that was heading in another direction. Jeter has since been found and received a variety of charges for his actions.
Pinez received multiple lacerations to his mouth in regards to the accident.
New York Train Accidents
Every year, a variety of train and subway-related incidents happen on our tracks across New York. In fact, New York is known for its many subway accidents every year that bring serious injuries and fatalities to those involved. We would like to extend our sympathies to the party involved in this accident and hope that he will recover at this time.
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