News: Montgomery Station Reopened After Report of Person Under BART Train
Update: 6 p.m.
Passengers report that Montgomery Station has re-opened after the person under the train was transported to the hospital. @SFBART says that service restoration is in progress.
At Montgomery St station now. Looks open. #sfbart
— Bob Hendricks (@rdhendricks) April 15, 2014
UPDATE: Unknown person under BART train transported to local hospital. Montgomery station reopens #BART #Montgomery #Breaking
— Golden Gate Xpress (@XpressNews) April 15, 2014
KTVU reports that although the station has re-opened, other stations are still jam-packed with passengers.
#BREAKING @SFBART service resumed at 5:45pbut here is the line at Embarcadero station now. pic.twitter.com/rsc6oEaMJw
— Jana Katsuyama (@JanaKTVU) April 15, 2014
Update: 5:49 p.m.
Riders are packed at other BART stations due to the Montgomery Station closure, as seen in the above photo from the Embarcadero Station from @JimMcNutty.
Original post (5:32 p.m.):
The Montgomery BART station is currently closed after reports that a person is under a BART train. Fire trucks and police vehicles are in front of the station, as witnesses on Twitter report. As of 5:32 p.m., the station is still closed and there are delays SFO, Daly City, and Millbrae bound trains, according to KRON4. In the photo below, passengers are jam-packed in the train as they await for the delay to clear up.
Photo by Tolebon
More from riders:
Montgomery Station closed @ 2nd St station. Panhandlers are saying someone jumped. "Went splat," if I'm quoting directly. #SF #muni #BART
— Hilldawgg (@Hilldawgg) April 15, 2014
The Chronicle’s Vivian Ho tweeted that the person under the train is still alive and being transported to a hospital to treat for head injuries.
Person under train at Montgomery station still alive. Transported to hospital with head injury. Station still closed for investigation.
— Vivian Ho (@VivianHo) April 15, 2014
We’ll keep you updated as we find out more.