NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A subway passenger was rescued by Good Samaritans after she was pushed onto the tracks late Tuesday.

The incident happened around 9 p.m. on the F Train platform at the Second Avenue station, on the cusp of the East Village and the Lower East Side.

Police said the attack on the 49-year-old woman was unprovoked.

Several people jumped onto the tracks to pull the woman to safety. She suffered a cut to her head and was in serious condition late Tuesday.

The suspect remained on the run Tuesday night.

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