Eyes stuck on phone screen, pedestrian fell onto train tracks (video)

11/30/2019

Posted by: Chris Odogwu

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Using your phone on the road could cause you harm. This man fell onto rails track because he was engrossed in his phone while walking. Watch the video!

A man unknowingly walked onto train tracks while busy on his phone in Buenos Aires on November 13, 2019. The man who was later identified to be a 49-year-old Argentinian was carried away as he typed on his phone while walking by the tracks. With his eyes still stuck on his phone, he fell on the tracks.

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The man was busy pressing his phone all along

As viewed on the CCTV footage, two men around rushed to help him immediately, and he was lifted out of the tracks. It appeared that he sustained injuries from the fall, as he sat on the ground after being rescued. He was given first aid, and declined the offer to be transported to the hospital for proper medial attention.

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The video showcases the dangers abound in using your phone while walking on the road. You could get hit by an oncoming vehicle or walk into a dangerous place in that moment of distraction.

Man distracted by phone falls onto train tracks in Argentina

Police in the area posted the video to serve as warning to others who are in the habit of using their phone while walking on the road.

Fortunately, the man did not sustain severe injuries. Hopefully, He will be more careful next time.

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Chris Odogwu is a Content Writer and Journalist. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from University of Jos and a master's degree in Mass Communication from University of Lagos. His works have been published in top local and international publications including Forbes, HuffPost, ThriveGlobal, TheNextScoop and Nigeria360 among others. A member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), the thrill he gets from writing about exotic cars feels almost the same as riding in them.

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