Monday, December 17, 2012

Trespasser at North Quincy struck

On December 17th, 2012 at approximately 12:50am Transit Police officers were dispatched to the North Quincy MBTA station for a report of a trespasser struck by a Red Line train. Transit Police along with Quincy Police, Fire and Fallon EMS located a male sufferring from severe trama to the torso area. Transit Police Detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. TPD Detectives have released the following preliminary information: At approximately 12:15am on today's date an inbound MBTA Red Line train entering North Quincy station on the northbound side struck a trespasser who was underneath the overhang to the platform. The male, approximately 44 years of age who resides in Boston, was lying face down with his right arm extended onto the right of way/track bed area. The motorperson upon observing the male immediately put the train into emergency stop. The train made contact with the male and he had to be extricated from underneath the train by the Quincy Fire Department. The male party was transported to Boston Medical Center with severe upper torso trama and underwent surgery. Currently the male is listed in critical condition.