Woman spots broken track, waves red sari to stop train: "I heard red stands for danger"

Amy Christie

A woman reacted fast as soon as she spotted a broken track. She had a unique idea to prevent a train from going further on that line.

She kept waving her red sari until the train driver noticed it and stopped the train.

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A woman acted bravely after realizing a train line had broken tracks further down. The incident took place in India, and several hundreds of travelers may have avoided a dangerous situation.

The woman prevented any mishap by waving her red sari in front of the train, according to Good News Network.

Omvati Devi took the flowing red garment and placed it in front of the train as a caution for the faulty line that was very close. As the train approached, the driver was alerted by her warning.

The driver used the breaks as soon as he saw the woman and her sari. He was able to stop the train just in time, thus preventing a potentially risky situation.

The woman's action helped the 200 travelers who were on the train headed for Uttar Pradesh, India.

Omvati Devi has been applauded for her action and the idea that protected so many people.

"I was on my way to [...] work, and [...] when I stumbled, I found a broken track. I quickly realized what this could result in [...]. Well, I heard red stands for danger," she said.

"I used my sari to tie it around the track to thwart any untoward incident, which luckily did work when the driver applied brakes," the woman added.




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