Man Overcome by Heat Collapses Onto Subway Tracks in Queens: FDNY - NBC New York

Man Overcome by Heat Collapses Onto Subway Tracks in Queens: FDNY

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    Man Overcome by Heat Collapses Onto Subway Tracks in Queens: FDNY

    A man was seriously injured after he collapsed onto subway tracks in Long Island City amid Thursday’s sizzling temperatures, according to the FDNY.

    The man said he was waiting on the platform at Queensboro Plaza when he felt dizzy and fell onto the tracks around 2:30 p.m.

    He hit his head in the fall and was bandaged up by firefighters on the platform. 

    The FDNY said he was taken to Elmhurst Hospital in serious but stable condition.

    Temperatures were in the mid-90s on Thursday afternoon, the second day of the city’s third heat wave of 2017. The humidity was making it feel more like 100 degrees in parts of the tri-state, according to Storm Team 4.

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