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.
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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