Person hit by Metrorail train on Red Line

metro logoMetro management suspended Metrorail service between Farragut North and Gallery Place/Chinatown stations on the Red Line after a person was hit by a train approximately 10:47 a.m. on Thursday morning.

Metro spokesperson Ron Holzer said Metro personnel are investigating the incident but confirmed someone had been hit near Metro Center station. Metro spokesperson Sherri Ly later said that a woman was hit by the train, and that first responders transported the woman with non-life threatening injuries to an unnamed emergency medical facility.

Metro personnel requested shuttle buses between Farragut North and Gallery place just before 11 a.m.

Single tracking on the Red Line started at 11:40 a.m., and ended at 12:15 p.m.



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