Hollywood & Highland Metro Station Shut Down After Pedestrian Trapped Under Train

The Hollywood/Highland Metro Red Line was shut down for hours on Friday after a pedestrian stepped onto the tracks in front of an approaching train.

The unidentified pedestrian suffered serious lower body injuries, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital and their condition is unclear.

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The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating, the spokesperson added.

The pedestrian, officials said, was trapped under the train and emergency crews worked to free them.

The Hollywood and Highland station is one of L.A.’s two underground heavy rail subway lines.

The incident caused delays on Metro’s B Line as a track between the Universal City/Studio City and Hollywood/Vine stations was shut down for nearly three hours.

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