NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have arrested a suspect who allegedly pushed another man onto the subway tracks in Chelsea as a train entered the station.
Newark resident Aaron Clary, 25, is charged with attempted manslaughter and assault, police said.
The incident happened around 7:30 a.m. Sunday at 18th Street and 7th Avenue stop. Police said a 54-year-old man was standing on the platform when he was pushed onto the tracks as a northbound 2 train approached, striking him.
The man was taken to the hospital after he was pulled out from under the conductor’s car. He is expected to survive.