NEW YORK (AP) — A man has been struck and injured by a subway train on Manhattan’s East Side.

NYC Transit spokeswoman Deirdre Parker said the accident occurred at 77th Street and Lexington Avenue. The person was struck by a downtown No. 6 train at 2:24 a.m. Friday.

The NYPD says the man’s leg was severed. He was taken to Lenox Hill Hospital.

Police say no criminality is suspected.

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