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Saturday, 29 March 2014

Unbelievable! Drunk man sleeps on railroad, has leg severed by a moving train but still stays passed out for 6 hours!

This is unbelievable but true.An unfortunate Japanese man who got drunk and fell asleep by the railway , woke up to find himself without a leg.

Mailonline reports ,the government worker from Saga Prefecture had apparently passed out on a platform at Karatsu Station following a boozy night with friends and had fallen onto the tracks.
As he lay next to the railway line, his left leg was almost completely severed just below the knee by a train pulling into the station for the night.
The train driver had not noticed him and incredibly it is believed the man remained asleep with his leg hanging off and the train on top of him for the entire night.Despite the extent of his injuries, the man who is in his fifties, was reportedly chatting to emergency workers after they finally arrived to take him to hospital.
Japanese authorities said they believed the man had been out drinking with co-workers until around 8.30pm on Wednesday night.He had hoped to catch the 9.38 train to Saga but had failed to get aboard.
The police are now reportedly investigating whether or not he fell onto the tracks as a result of alcohol.
The accident made headlines in Japan where it was featured on television news with a computer generated video showing.

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