3-year-old girl falls onto tracks at SEPTA Market East Station

SEPTA riders react as a 3-year-old falls onto the tracks at Market East station on August 14, 2012.

August 14, 2012 8:26:49 PM PDT
It was a scary scene at the Market East Station in Center City Tuesday morning moments after a SEPTA train arrived.

Officials say at 8:50 a.m., a 3-year-old girl was exiting the train when she fell between the train and the platform and onto the track area.

Numerous people ran to the scene to help.

The assistant conductor went onto the track area and was able to get the girl out of the tracks and onto the platform.

The father of the girl said that she was okay and did not need to go to the hospital.

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