NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A woman was struck by a train Wednesday afternoon at the Lexington Ave/51st Street subway station on Manhattan’s East Side.

The woman fainted and fell on to the tracks in front of an oncoming 6 train at 51st Street and Lexington Avenue, police said.

The incident took place at around 1:36 p.m.

The woman was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

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