Monday, September 8, 2014

Trespasser struck in Westwood-NON life threatening injury sustained.

Accident Investigation
On September 8, 2014 at approximately 5:19pm Transit Police officers working in Area 4 received a radio call to respond to Islington Commuter Rail station for a person possibly struck by a commuter rail train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Westwood Police and Fire. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: in the vicinity of the Washington Street Bridge, between the Islington and Norwood Depot CR station-adjacent to Roche Bros, a 14 year old male while trespassing on Track 1 was struck by a commuter rail train. The male juvenile was med flighted to a Boston area hospital for emergency treatment. The injury sustained does NOT appear to be life threatening.

Transit Police detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances leading to the incident.

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