Metro

Good Samaritans pull woman from tracks at South Station

Good Samaritans helped pull a woman to safety from the Red Line tracks at South Station on Wednesday evening, a transit official said.

Investigators believe the woman suffered a medical emergency and fell into the track area at approximately 6 p.m., said MBTA Transit police Superintendent Richard Sullivan in an e-mail.

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“Fellow passengers assisted her out and TPD arrived on scene,” Sullivan wrote. “She was transported to a local area hospital for treatment” for a non-life threatening injury.

“At no time was she in danger of being struck by a train,” he said.

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Sullivan did not identify the woman and said officials are not releasing the report on the matter.

Further information was not immediately available.

Travis Andersen can be reached at travis.andersen@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @TAGlobe.
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