The dramatic moment a young woman was saved in the nick of time after she fainted onto a Boston subway track was captured on video.
Anija Lender, 18, was waiting for the Red Line at South Street station early Wednesday evening when she said she started to feel hot. She took a sip of water from a friend's bottle, and that's the last thing she remembers.
Surveillance video captures the moment she tumbles limp as a rag doll onto the tracks below, just missing the electrified third rail, as a train is one minute away from pulling into the station.
Shocked commuters stood watching the scene unfold and a few brave souls hopped down on the tracks to help her.
At first, the young woman said she still wasn't feeling well and asked the Good Samaritans not to move her, but one said the train time table read the train was only one minute away. Lender quickly changed her mind.
'Then they said the train is coming and I said 'move me, move me,' she toldCBS Boston.
'I don’t know, I guess I fainted,' she said.
Temps were still in the '80s in Boston that evening, and even hotter down on the platform.
Lender was left with a sprained ankle and six stitches over one eye but it could have been much worse.
She credits a higher power and the brave commuters for saving her life.
'I believe in God, I feel like God really had my back. He was right there with me,' she told the outlet. 'I'm so glad people came and helped me. I know if that was me, I would have been scared to jump on the tracks knowing the train was so close.'