On October 9, 2017 at approximately 9:15PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to the Waban stop on the D Branch of the Green Line for a person possibly struck by a train. Several TPD units along with Newton Fire and EMS responded. Transit Police personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a Green Line Trolley, D Branch, as it was approaching Waban Station suddenly/unexpectedly a male entered onto the right of way. The male was struck and sustained serious life threatening injuries as a result. The male has been transported to a local area hospital for emergency treatment.
Transit Police detectives are on scene and investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Foul play is NOT suspected.
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