Disturbing video shows impatient passenger drag an unconscious man off of the train while other passengers film. Witnesses say that the man didn't want to delay his trip waiting for paramedics.
Prior to the filming of this video, the unconscious man wearing a medical wristband suffered a seizure, threw up and then collapsed.
The witness filming the video said that paramedics eventually arrived to take care of the man and the train was held up anyway.
Officials say that the man was taken to the hospital and treated for seizures and was in stable condition.
“Metro is working with our law enforcement partners in investigating an incident at the Metro Blue Line’s Wardlow Station when an unconscious male was removed from a Blue Line train by another rider. Obviously, this is very disturbing and we never want to see this on our system. We’re getting all the facts including reviewing the video from the train and the platform, and we’ll share more details when they’re available.”