Midtown, Manhattan, NY (March 4, 2019) – On Monday morning, March 4th, police, medical personnel, and fire crews responded to the scene of an accident where one person was reported to have been struck by a train at the 34th Street/Herald Square subway station at an unspecified time.
According to transit officials, police and emergency medical services were promptly at the scene to assist the victim; however, no information was provided concerning the exact nature of the injured party’s condition. Authorities reported that M train service had been canceled north of Delancy Street/Essex Street for approximately one hour.
There has been no information provided at this time in regards to the victim’s health or identity. Likewise, investigators are actively working to determine how the victim ended up on the tracks and the events that led to this incident.
Sadly, people are injured or killed in New York train accidents all too often, and so our deepest sympathies are currently extended to the victim and their loved ones at this time. While it can be tremendously difficult, it is important for victims and their loved ones to understand that they may likely have very significant rights in terms of recovering compensation.
At Hach & Rose, we are well aware of the overwhelming concerns that often occur in the aftermath of a sudden accident. Our dedicated and compassionate accident attorneys are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have lost a loved one or suffered an injury in a train accident in New York, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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