Suarez said he was attacked after he stood up for a female DART attendant who was being harassed by a passenger on the train.

He said he was exiting the train when a total stranger hit him.

“The only thing I remember is someone came from behind, hit my right eye,” he said.

As he was exiting the train at the Morrell Avenue station, a man Suarez said he doesn’t know punched him, pushing him off the platform.

“The train was already moving, and then I hit the train and the train sucked me in. If I didn’t move my head a little bit forward like this, the rim of the train just would have passed through the middle of my head and just killed me.”

Suarez believes he was underneath the train for about 30 seconds when the Dallas Fire Department arrived to rescue him.

Suarez’s legs are broken in several places. He says doctors have told him he will walk again, but it’s going to take time.

Anthony Davis has been charged with assaulting Suarez.

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