Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Trespasser struck by CR train in Bridgewater

On December 8, 2014 at approximately 9:05pm Transit Police officers working in Area 3 received a radio call to respond to Bridgewater Commuter Rail station for a report of a person possibly struck by a train. Several Transit Police units along with Bridgewater Fire & Police responded. Transit Police personnel on scene reported the following preliminary information: just outside of the station but prior to the Laurel Street Crossing a 20 year old female, while trespassing on the tracks, was struck by a Boston to Middleboro/Lakeville train. The female was transported to a local area hospital for emergency treatment for NON life threatening injuries.

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

media inquiries should be directed to Lt. Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com