Report: German man loses legs, arm after being pinned between 2 streetcar wagons, dragged

May 26, 2015 5:03 PM

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BERLIN – A 20-year-old German man lost both legs and an arm after becoming pinned between two streetcar wagons and dragged three kilometers (nearly two miles) through a western German city until a passenger noticed and pulled the emergency brake.

Bild newspaper on Tuesday quoted the man's friend saying he had lost his balance while trying to run to the front of the streetcar in Dortmund to get on board at around midnight on Saturday. The newspaper said he lost his limbs after emergency surgery, but Dortmund police could not immediately be re...

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