Person Struck by 5 Train at Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall Station, MTA Says

By Patrick Hedlund on April 21, 2014 6:01pm 

 A person was struck by a 5 train at the Brooklyn Bridge City Hall subway station on Monday, April 21, 2014, authorities said. 
A person was struck by a 5 train at the Brooklyn Bridge City Hall subway station on Monday, April 21, 2014, authorities said. 
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MANHATTAN — A person was a struck by a 5 train at the Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall station during the Monday evening rush, authorities said.

The individual, whose identity was not known, was hit by the southbound train about 5:20 p.m., the MTA and FDNY said. The person was rushed to Bellevue Hospital in serious condition, FDNY said. It was not clear how the incident unfolded.

As a result, northbound and southbound 5 trains were rerouted on the 2 line from Nevins Street station in Brooklyn to the 149th Street-Grand Concourse station in The Bronx, the MTA said. Southbound 4 trains were running local from the 14th Street-Union Square station to Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall, while northbound 4 trains were being turned around at Borough Hall in Brooklyn, the MTA said. 

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