Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Man Jumps In front Of 3 Train At Times Square

According to tweets sent by Harlem resident Aaron Howell, a man jumped in front of a 3 train at Times Square at approximately 9pm tonight, sending emergency personnel scrambling underneath the train to reach the individual:
They [sic] fire department is under the train, they brought axes, cutters and lifters.
Howell reported the police shouted out, "He's alive."
The train operator was sitting in the first car looking stunned, sad. A moment of silence...

Photos: Aaron Howell
The MTA's Twitter feed for the 123 line has not made mention of anything.  Aaron's Twitter account of the scene is below.

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