News Construction worker seriously injured in fall at Brooklyn subway station, FDNY says The worker was rescued and taken to NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn with serious but not life-threatening injuries, according to the fire official. A construction worker working on the supports for the R train line on Fourth Avenue and 53rd Street fell through a hole and onto the tracks below, officials said Wednesday. Photo Credit: Todd Maisel By Lauren Cook firstname.lastname@example.org @L_Cook865 Updated May 8, 2019 4:38 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A construction worker employed by a contractor was seriously injured Wednesday in an incident at a Brooklyn subway station that snarled service on the D, N and R lines, according to fire officials and the MTA. The FDNY received a call about a worker who fell onto the tracks at the 53rd Street subway station in Sunset Park around 1:38 p.m., a fire official said. The MTA said he fell from a scaffolding on the express track, which is not in service. The unidentified worker was rescued by first responders and taken to NYU Langone Hospital — Brooklyn with serious but not life-threatening injuries, according to the fire official. The incident caused delays on the D, N and R lines, the MTA said. Brooklyn-bound commuters at Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center, however, were told that the power was killed and that there was an express train stopped in the tunnel before 36th Street. Regular service resumed around 2:20 p.m., the MTA said. By Lauren Cook email@example.com @L_Cook865 Lauren joined amNY.com as a news editor in 2016. Previously, she worked as a web producer at CBS New York and News 12. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.