Woman rescued after falling onto train tracks in Spain [Video]

Posted at 10:38 PM, Jan 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-22 22:38:11-05

Madrid, Spain (CNN) - A dramatic rescue is caught on surveillance camera at a Spanish train station.

Police say a woman was waiting for a train in Madrid when she fainted and fell onto the tracks. With a train approaching, an off-duty police officer jumped onto the tracks and dragged the woman to safety.

Other passengers were able to signal the train operator to stop before the train reached the platform.

The woman was able to make a full recovery.