Bay Area/ San Francisco/ Crime & Emergencies
Published on October 29, 2018
Man caught between platform and train at Balboa BART station; trains delayed in all directions

Photo: SFFD

At about 9:30 a.m. this morning, BART confirmed via Twitter that a major medical emergency at Balboa Park Station is causing delays in all directions at San Francisco BART stations.

The emergency, according to KTVU: A man was trapped between a platform and a train.

Emergency crews responded to the scene, and at 9:52 a.m., BART tweeted that Balboa Park Station has reopened with single-track service.

[Update, 10:20 a.m.] Via Twitter, BART issued a correction that Balboa Park Station remains closed due to the incident. Nearby stations are still operating with single-track service. 

The San Francisco Fire Department adds that the injured man has been transported to a trauma center.