A car struck a cyclist on Huntington Avenue near Wait Street Sunday night. All E Line service was halted at nearby Brigham Circle station as investigators pored over the scene, which included a section of Green Line tracks, according to MBTA Transit Police.
Green Line travelers were told to switch to the 39 bus between Brigham and Heath Street.
The Boston Globe’s Dan Adams reported that the cyclist lost his brakes and struck the moving car. the cyclist was badly injured in the crash.
Boston Police: 19yo male bicyclist badly hurt after brakes failed, sending him careening down Mission Hill into moving car on Huntington Ave— Dan Adams (@DanielAdams86) July 21, 2014
A photographer from Fox 25 tweeted several photos from the scene: