January 16, 2018
A 35-year-old woman is being treated for serious injuries after she slipped on the tracks of SEPTA's Broad Street Line and made contact with a train, according to officials.
The incident occurred around 4 p.m. Tuesday on the northbound tracks of the BSL's Allegheny Station.
SEPTA temporarily shuttled passengers by bus both ways between Erie and Girard stations. Service was restored by 5 p.m.
BSL: Buses have been ordered to operate from Erie to Girard Stations in both directions due to person falling in the track area. First responders are on the scene and will determine when normal service can resume. Passengers may experience delays of up to 20 minutes or more.— SEPTA (@SEPTA) January 16, 2018
The victim, who was not identified, was transported to Temple Hospital where she is receiving treatment.
Commuters are advised to expect delays on the Broad Street Line.