03-23-2012 – Bedford Avenue & North Seventh Street
A man was hit by a train at this subway station tonight.
[Update 03-25-2012 – this photo was used in an article on Gothamist. Check it out here.]
A man was seriously injured late Friday night when he was hit by a train in Brooklyn after an apparent tussle that sent him and another man tumbling onto the subway tracks, the authorities said.
A police spokesman said the episode occurred at the Bedford Avenue station at North Seventh Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, after 10 p.m. The man who started the fight was able to get back to the platform and flee, a police spokesman said. He was being pursued by the police early Saturday morning.
The man who was struck by an L train suffered severe injuries, the police said.