A teenager’s arm is amputated in a freak accident on the New York subway: The 15-year-old boy is hospitalized after a limb was severed on the blood-splattered Queens platform
- A boy had his arm amputated Monday morning after it was severed in a subway accident on a Queens train station
- The 15-year-old was on the northbound platform at the Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Avenue station where he was struck by a passing R train
- He was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where he was recorded in stable condition just before 11.30am
- The police are not assuming a crime
- Photos from DailyMail.com show blood spattered on the platform floor, which has since been cordoned off as police continue their investigation
A teenager’s left arm was amputated early Monday morning after an unusual subway accident on a Queens train station.
New York City Police Department detectives told DailyMail.com that a 15-year-old boy was severed by a northbound R train as he exited the Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Avenue station just before 10:30 a.m.
He was then taken to Bellevue Hospital, where he was recorded in stable condition just before 11.30am.
Police have not yet released details of exactly what led to the boy’s injury, but do not believe any crime is involved.
You are now viewing video footage from the scene of the accident as the trains continue to skip the station.
The MTA has since said that the northbound M and R trains will skip Roosevelt Avenue while police continue their investigation, and delays are expected.
Photos from DailyMail.com show blood spattered on the floor of the Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Avenue subway station Monday morning
MTA crews jumped onto the tracks around 10:30 a.m. after the accident
A man was pictured mopping the floor where blood had spilled onto the platform
Police say the teenager’s arm was severed by a passing northbound R train
An officer has put up tape to prevent people from reaching the subway platform
Photos from DailyMail.com show blood splattered on the subway platform floor as police investigate the crime scene.
They cordoned off the entrance to the northbound platform at the station while they searched the crime scene for evidence, and MTA crews were soon seen jumping onto the subway tracks, where they also appeared to be collecting evidence.
Meanwhile, another MTA employee was seen scrubbing down the platform where the blood had spattered before the platform filled with frustrated New Yorkers fretted by the continued delays.
Police were at the scene of the accident where a boy lost his left arm
People wait at the subway station after the accident caused system-wide delays
The MTA has since said that the northbound M and R trains will skip Roosevelt Avenue while police continue their investigation, and delays are expected
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11157425/Boy-arm-amputated-accident-New-Yorks-Subway.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490&ito=1490 Boys had their arm “amputated” after an accident on the New York subway.