Around 7:30am, a report of a person struck by a train went out across police radios.
The incident occurred around 116th Street & Broadway on the Uptown 1 line. The thing we find odd is the report that the person was dead on arrival between 116th and 125th. That makes it sound like the person may [...]
Subway super hero Wesley Autrey is mourning the loss of his surrogate son.
Roy Huntley, 24, was found on a Manhattan street on Sunday with a gunshot wound to the head. Police believe he may have gotten into a fight with his attackers.
Autrey told reporters he treated Huntley “like he was my own.”
The natives are getting restless folks. In 3 separate incidents, people found themselves under subway trains.
SUWBAYblogger assumes that they were suicide attempts unless other information is available. Why? Isn’t that cold? Well maybe, but there’s good reason.
The media would report if someone were pushed onto the tracks. That would be a big story. If someone [...]
Dear Subway Blogger,
Last night around 11:30 a man jumped in front of the 23 uptown at 96th street. I was in the first car and it was really awful. The train conductor confirmed that it was a jumper; she said “he was facing the other direction; he just whirled around and jumped.” It was such [...]
Contributed by a SUBWAYblogger reader Leslie S.:
I was on my way to DTW for Yanira Castro’s installation piece, when I almost tripped on who I thought was on ordinary subway vagrant on the steps leading outside to the NE corner of 14th street at 6th avenue. (at the F stop) I quickly realized that this [...]
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There are reports this morning that there was a person under a train that was dead on arrival at the 49th Street stop on the N train.
SUBYWAYblogger reader Melody brought this to our attention, and then we were able to confirm it on the police scanner logs.
Melody was on the train that allegedly struck the [...]
Has there been an insane amount of transit failures this week, or is it me?
There was Tuesday’s insanity, with what was first reported as a train derailment. Turns out to have been a fairly massive mechanical failure.
Then, there was today’s crap on the 1, 2, and 3 line. Still don’t know what the hell that [...]
Thanks to SUBWAYblogger buddy Todd for alerting us to this.
Early reports indicate that there was a jumper at 77th Street on or near the 6 train that had suspended service in both directions for a period of time.
The NYPD DCPI reports that there does not appear to be any indication that the person was pushed, [...]