Firefighters pulled a man from under a train Sunday night at Potomac Avenue Metro Station (700 14 St. SE).
DC Fire Emergency Medical Services (DCFEMS) said crews were dispatched around 8 p.m. for the report of a person under a train. Once firefighters had confirmed power was down, our members crawled under the train and extricated the victim. The victim was transported to an area trauma center with potentially critical injuries.
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“Based upon a preliminary video review from station cameras, a man was struck by a train after it appears he intentionally put himself in the path of the train around 8 p.m. last night at Potomac Ave Station,’ A spokesperson for Metro Transit Police Department (MTPD) said in an email.
He was transported to the hospital conscious and alert with a non-life threatening injury.