L service restored between Brooklyn, Manhattan after person hit by train, MTA says

L service restored between Brooklyn, Manhattan after person hit by train, MTA says

Someone was struck by a train at the Grand Street station around 6 p.m., the MTA and fire officials said.

The L line was suspended between Manhattan and Brooklyn during the peak commute Tuesday evening because a person was hit by a train, the MTA said.
The L line was suspended between Manhattan and Brooklyn during the peak commute Tuesday evening because a person was hit by a train, the MTA said. Photo Credit: Li Yakira Cohen

Service has been restored on the L line between Manhattan and Brooklyn after a person was struck by a train, the MTA said Tuesday.

The person was hit at the Grand Street station in Brooklyn around 6 p.m., according to the transit authority and fire officials. The victim was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst in unknown condition, an FDNY spokesman said.

Service was briefly suspended between Eighth Avenue in Manhattan and Myrtle-Wyckoff avenues in Brooklyn during the height of Tuesday’s evening commute.

Trains resumed service around 6:40 p.m., but the MTA warned of residual delays.

Service on the line was disrupted again around 7:20 p.m. because of a train with mechanical problems at Graham Avenue, per the MTA.

Lauren Cook