Firefighters rescue man trapped underneath train

Firefighters had to use jacks to lift the train and remove the conscious man from beneath it

CBS Boston

BOSTON — Firefighters freed a person trapped underneath a Red Line train Wednesday afternoon.

Authorities responded to the Downtown Crossing MBTA station at 2:25 p.m. for a report of a person under an outbound train, the Boston Fire Department said.

The person is being treated and transported by paramedics. It wasn't immediately clear how the person got on the tracks, and transit police are investigating.

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