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At 20:09 this evening the Stamford 911 center received a report of a woman who fell between the train and the platform at the Springdale Train  Station. Upon realizing what happened, the Metro North Conductor and Engineer quickly de-energized and secured the train in order to allow for safe patient access to first arriving first responders

Responding crews were able to gain acces to the injured woman, place her in a stokes basket, and remove her from underneath the train. Upon removal from underneath the train, the injured passenger was then transferred to the care of awaiting on scene EMS, who treated and transported her to the hospital approxiamately 20 minutes later.

The extent of injuries and condition of the patient are not known at this time.

Firefighters from the Stamford Downtown district responded along with, Springdale Fire Co, as well as Stamford EMS and Metro North personnel.

Incident Details (if applicable):

Incident Number: 22-6275
Incident Location: Springdale Train Station 899 Hope St
Incident Date: 2022-07-05 20:09:00.0


Deputy Fire Chief Tom Gloersen
(203) 977-5600


Firefighters remove trapped occupant from underneath Metro North train.

Posted: July 5, 2022
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