British PSA: Don't Get Drunk, Fall Under Train

Police release video of woman's close call
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 22, 2011 12:40 PM CST

(Newser) – British police have a new public service announcement out asking people to take it easy on the booze over the holidays, and it's illustrated by a drunken woman falling under a subway train. Luckily, said train was stopped at the time, and the woman got pulled to safety with only minor injuries, reports the Guardian. Mercifully, she is unidentified.

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"We understand that at this time of year, with Christmas fast approaching, people will be out at parties and will be consuming alcohol," says a police official. "We certainly do not want to spoil this and would simply ask that anyone drinking alcohol does so responsibly." Or risk becoming an object of national ridicule. (Read more drinking stories.)

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