Woman hit by train in Midtown after fainting and falling onto tracks

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- A 25-year-old woman is in critical condition after she was struck by a train inside a Manhattan subway station on Wednesday afternoon.

Police say the woman was at the Lexington Avenue and East 51st Street station waiting for a southbound 6 train shortly before 1:30 p.m.

That's when she was seen fainting close to the platform edge, followed by her falling onto the track and then being hit by a train.

The woman was rushed to Bellevue Hospital where she remains in critical condition as of Wednesday night.

Regular service resumed with some delays approximately an hour after the incident. null
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