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January 16, 2018

Woman struck by SEPTA subway after slipping onto tracks

SEPTA Accidents
SEPTA Broad Street Line Thom Carroll/PhillyVoice

A SEPTA subway train enters Cecil B. Moore Station on the Broad Street Line, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016.

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. 

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.