Transit Subway surfer seriously injured after stumbling from side of R train in Brooklyn The R train. Photo Credit: Flickr/otto-yamamoto By REBECCA HARSHBARGER July 17, 2015 3:52 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A subway surfer snarled service and was seriously hurt on Friday riding outside the R train in Sunset Park, authorities said. The straphanger stumbled about 2 p.m. from the side of the Manhattan-bound train, according to the MTA. Medics took him to Lutheran Medical Center in serious condition, according to the FDNY. Manhattan-bound R trains ran express from 59th Street to Atlantic Avenue for 40 minutes because of the subway surfer, the MTA said. Authorities did not release the name of the subway surfer. By REBECCA HARSHBARGER Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.