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12-Year-old Boy With Autism Struck By Subway Train In Manhattan

July 09, 2019 - 5:30 pm

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — The NYPD says a 12-year-old boy with autism was struck by a subway train in Manhattan during the evening rush Tuesday.

The incident happened at the Dyckman Street station on the Number 1 line around 5 p.m.

According to WCBS 880’s Steve Burns, the boy suffered a severe foot injury but is in stable condition. He is recovering at Columbia University Medical Center.

It’s unclear how the boy was injured but police say he had been reported missing earlier in the day.

Following the incident, the MTA suspended all 1 train service in either direction between Van Cortland Park-242 St and 145 St. Service was restored about 30 minutes later.