August 29, 2022 Queens, New York: A 15-year-old boy had his arm amputated after allegedly being struck by a Northbound R train pulling away from the station in Queens Monday morning. According to police, the boy survived the ordeal and was rushed to Bellevue hospital where he is listed in stable condition.
Police responded to the 74th Street and Broadway subway stop in Jackson Heights neighborhood of Queens, just before 10:30 a.m. on Monday morning.
NYPD conducted an investigation at Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av. Station, where NYC Transit Emergency Response crews along with NYPD officers worked to remove the teens amputated limb from the tracks, according to the MTA.
Police are still investigating the possibility on whether the teen fell from the platform or if he fell while moving between train cars, authorities said.
Incident disrupted commutes with Northbound R trains were running on the express track from Queens Plaza to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Avenue.
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