Man was hit by a 7 train in Times Square

A straphanger was struck by a No. 7 train in Times Square on Tuesday evening just after rush hour at the busy interchange.

A 63-year-old man was struck by an oncoming No. 7 train at the 42nd Street-Times Square station minutes before 7 p.m., police said.

According to police and eyewitness video, he was pulled from the tracks by first responders and taken out of the station on a stretcher posted on social media.

The man had bandages wrapped around his head and was wearing a neck brace, the clip shows.

Times Square police respond to a report of a person struck by a subway train.
The man was taken to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition.
William C. Lopez/New York Post

He was taken to a waiting ambulance and taken to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition, police said.

There is no suspicion of criminality, said an NYPD spokesman.

According to police, the man jumped in front of the train.

As emergency crews responded to the incident, seven trains in both directions were delayed and skipped stops between 34th Street-Hudson Yards and Hunters Point Avenue.

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JACLYN DIAZ is a USTimeToday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. JACLYN DIAZ joined USTimeToday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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