Update, 10:49 a.m.: The Boston Globe reports the victim was a woman in her 70s.
Transit Police described her injuries as “serious.”
Police have since re-opened the intersection to traffic.
Update, 8:38 a.m.: MBTA Transit Police say that train service has resumed for the line as police continue to investigate the incident:
The intersection of Route 126 and 135 remains closed:
Original story: Framingham Police say a person was struck by a commuter rail in the city Friday morning, NECN reports:
The incident happened at Routes 135 and 126 at Concord street and Waverley Street. The victim has been life flighted to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
No further word on the victim’s condition was immediately available.
The accident reportedly occurred just after the 7:20 a.m. Framingham/Worcester train was leaving the station.
The MBTA reports there will be delays on the line, with police advising motorists to avoid the area:
#mbta Framingham/Worcester Line Train 508 (7:00 am from Worcester / Union Station) delayed today due to medical emergency Affected direct...— MBTA C.Rail Alerts (@MBTACRAlerts) April 25, 2014
Avoid downtown traffic in Framingham intersection of Rt's 135 and 126 is currently closed and traffic is being diverted.— Framingham Police (@FraminghamPD) April 25, 2014
@suzannecaldeira Not kidding. We hit a pedestrian in Framingham when we were pulling out of the station.— Jen Webb (@jbwebb13) April 25, 2014
This is a developing story, and we’ll update with more information as it becomes available.Caesar can be reached at Christopher.Caesar@globe.com or via Twitter @ChrisCaesar.