3 MBTA workers resuscitate man who collapsed at Government Center Station

BOSTON (WHDH) - Three MBTA electricians, along with a good Samaritan, helped revive a man who fell unconscious Thursday night at the Government Center Station.

Officials said a subway rider suddenly stopped breathing and collapsed on a Green Line platform.

Electricians Richard Ryan, Ed Reynolds and Kevin O’Brien jumped in to action, crediting their safety training.

The men helped a physicians assistant perform CPR on the man. They were able to revive the victim with a defibrillator.

The man was conscious when transported to Mass General Hospital by Boston EMS, officials said.

On Friday, the three men were honored by the MBTA’s general manager and Transit Police.

The men said they were honored to help the victim. They said they are staring to feel like heroes.

The victim is now in stable condition and recovering.


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