An alleged MBTA trespasser has been struck by a train just before 5 p.m. Saturday near the Ruggles stop on the Orange Line, the MBTA Transit Police are reporting:
WHDH-TV reports that the person was transported to an unknown area hospital, and is alive. The incident remains under investigation.
Twitter user @BrianJDamico posted a video from the scene:
WCVB-TV notes that passengers are being shuttled between Back Bay Station and Jackson Square, though at least one passenger says many are stranded at the stop:
@MBTATransitPD People stranded at Ruggles and Jackson. Need shuttle bus to Forest Hills. None in place. Getting bad information.— George Cohen (@grcohen) April 5, 2014
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