Cecil Williams

Lucky man and terrific dog.

Via NY Post:

A blind man tumbled onto the subway tracks in Harlem on Tuesday, and his brave seeing eye dog leaped after him — with both surviving two subway cars rolling over them, according to witnesses.

Ana Quinones, 53, of Morningside Heights said Cecil Williams, 60, was standing too close to the edge of the uptown A train platform shortly before 9:35 a.m. at the 125th Street station– and his black Labrador, Orlando, tried to bring him to safety.

“The dog was trying to pull him away from the southbound edge of the platform, but his feet were on the edge, he was wobbling, and the dog was barking,” she said.
The man still fell — and Quinones said Orlando jumped after him.

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