SAN FRANCISCO—On Thursday, June 6 at around 1:15 p.m., a person was rescued from underneath a BART train at the Embarcadero Station.
While officials extracted the person from the tracks and inspected the scene, which involved a Millbrae-bound train. Officials from BART announced that the individual was alive and rescued from the tracks. It was revealed via a tweet BART sent out that revealed trains were not stopping in the Embarcadero Station because of a medical emergency.
Chris Filippi, BART Communications Officer, stated, “We’re limited on what we can say about the incident. I can confirm that the person survived with a non-life threatening injury.”
Despite the major delays due to the incident, the BART station remained running and trains operated on a single-track while officials investigated. They returned to service at around 1:45 p.m. after the person was successfully rescued.
No further information about the victim’s condition or how the individual became stuck underneath the train.