It happened after 3:00 p.m. Tuesday on the L train tracks at the 6th Avenue station in Chelsea.
Police said the victim, a 25-year-old woman, appeared to be intoxicated when she fell on to the tracks. She was reportedly unharmed, and the train did not hit her.
The MTA tweeted that she was safely removed.
Update: We've restored third-rail power to the L line after safely removing someone who was struck by a train at 6 Av.— NYCT Subway (@NYCTSubway) August 6, 2019
We're working to move the train that was involved in this incident off the tracks. (1/2) https://t.co/N9aS5uFNof pic.twitter.com/OMlqW83Ten
She was taken to Bellevue Hospital for an evaluation.
Service between 8th Avenue in Manhattan and Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn was suspended but has been resumed. Commuters should expect extensive delays.
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