Stephen Wright had a miraculous escape after he was hit on the head by a train going at 70mph.
Wright had been feeling nauseous while waiting at a station platform at Goodmayes station in Essex and had leaned over the side of the tracks to be sick when a speeding train went past and struck him on the head. Unbelievably he managed to remain standing as he staggered across the platform and boarded another train as though nothing had happened. The police were alerted about a possible accident and closed the line for two hours to search for a body but by this time Stephen was enjoying dinner at his girlfriend's house.
The next day a visit to hospital revealed that everything was all right and that he'd escaped relatively unscathed from the ordeal. "The next thing I knew I felt the biggest bang in my head and I screamed out and grabbed my head," he recalled. "My aunt said that God was rolling with me and she’s right. There’s no way I should be here."
"Although in deep shock and bleeding from the mouth, he managed to stagger across the platform with his sons and board a waiting train to Stratford afterwards."
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