A PASSENGER was crushed to death between a high-speed train and a railway platform when he failed to pull himself up in time after suddenly running across the tracks.
The man in his 30’s is believed to dashed to make the train but slipped and become wedged between a carriage and the platform.
The horrific incident Nanjing South Railway Station in China’s Jiangsu Province was caught on video by a stunned bystander.
But Sun Online has chosen not to publish it because it is too graphic.
It is reported that the man realised he was on the wrong platform and dashed across the tracks.
He appears at first to beat the approaching high-speed train.
But he did not get up in time and his midriff was crushed between the train and the platform.
According to witnesses, the victim remained conscious and struggled to free himself from the narrow platform gap until the authorities were called to rescue him.
Police officers as well as firefighters tried to keep him awake and conscious by continuously calling his name during the rescue.
However, he eventually lost consciousness and was pronounced dead at the scene before being freed.
Firemen removed his body by breaking apart the concrete platform and creating enough space to pull him from the gap, reports said.
Nanjing authorities are now investigating the case.