NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A blind man was struck by a subway train in Brooklyn late Wednesday afternoon, after he stepped off the platform and onto the tracks.
The man inadvertently stepped too far and fell onto the tracks at the Church Avenue subway stop in Kensington Brooklyn at 4:10 p.m., the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the FDNY EMS told 1010 WINS.READ MORE: NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Dave Chokshi Says He Will Not Follow Updated CDC Mask Guidance: 'I'll Be Keeping My Mask On Indoors In Almost All Settings'
He was struck by an oncoming G Train, the MTA said.READ MORE: Connecticut Offering $1,000 To First 10,000 Unemployed People To Find A Job
The man survived and was taken to NYU Lutheran Medical Center in serious condition, the FDNY said.MORE NEWS: NYC Mayoral Race: Recent Poll Shows New Yorker's Biggest Concern Is Crime, More Than Half Of Those Surveyed In Favor Of Increasing NYPD Budget
Service on the line returned to normal at 4:47 p.m.