Brooklyn Heights

Man hit by subway in Brooklyn Heights, in stable condition

February 20, 2024 Mary Frost
Emergency responders block Cadman Plaza West near High Street station during the rescue on Monday.
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BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — A man on the ‘A’ train tracks near the High Street subway station in Brooklyn was hit by a train at roughly 9:42 a.m. Monday morning — but survived with minor injuries, police told the Brooklyn Eagle.

A southbound A train was approaching High Street when the conductor saw the man and applied the emergency brakes before the train struck the victim.

Responders found the 53-year-old man conscious and attentive on the tracks with minor injuries, including lacerations to the head and pain in the arm. FDNY and EMS emergency responders blocked Cadman Plaza West near High Street station during the rescue.

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The victim was transported to Methodist Hospital in stable condition. No criminality is suspected, police said.

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