Man Takes Subway Train to Face, Survives

Man Takes Subway Train to Face, Survives

Will Rokos, a 57-year-old Manhattan man who was waiting at 14th Street at Seventh Avenue for a Number 2 train this Saturday, was hit in the head by the train when he leaned over to check on its status. Take note, train-lookers. This is now an official "What Not to Do." Rokos was flung onto the platform and was "semi-conscious and alert when cops arrived."

Turns out, he's also a screenwriter who won an Academy Award nomination for best original screenplay for Monster's Ball, which the Post takes to mean he might write a movie about this particular freak accident. We're less certain of that.

Rokos is in Bellevue in critical but stable condition. The motorman reportedly saw him, but couldn't stop in time.


New York Post


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