Man Hit by A Train at Fulton and Nassau Streets

By Tom Liddy on July 7, 2011 7:44pm 

Firefighters rescued a man who had fallen onto the subway tracks at the Fulton Street A train Station Thursday afternoon.
Firefighters rescued a man who had fallen onto the subway tracks at the Fulton Street A train Station Thursday afternoon.
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By Tom Liddy

DNAinfo News Editor

MANHATTAN — An elderly man was hit by a subway train Thursday afternoon in a Lower Manhattan station, authorities said.

The incident unfolded at 4:20 p.m. at the Fulton Street station, near Nassau Street. Sources said that the man was hit by a southbound A train.

When firefighters removed the victim from the tracks, he was conscious, but suffering from head trauma, according to the FDNY.

It is not immediately clear if there was any criminality in the incident.

The victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital. His condition was not immediately clear.

Service on the A and C lines was temporarily rerouted along the F line between West 4th Street and Jay Street-Metrotech, Brooklyn, but resumed a short time later, transit officials said.

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