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9 Hospitalized after BART Train Brakes Inadvertently Engage

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Jarod Cassidy4 years ago

Nine passengers onboard a San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train have been hospitalized following a brake problem that forced a passenger evacuation.

Passengers Complain of Respiratory Issues Following BART Evacuation

  • According to BART officials, the injuries occurred after a brake on the San Francisco-bound train became engaged shortly after 8 a.m. Wednesday, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded.
  • While the extent of the passengers’ injuries is unknown, FOX News has reported that many passengers aboard the disabled train complained of respiratory issues caused by brake dust and smoke reported during the event.
  • Oakland Fire Battalion Chief Melinda Drayton has confirmed that the nine hospitalized passengers were among 11 treated at the scene after the incident occurred.
  • Reports state that one passenger was found in a semiconscious state while another had suffered from an asthma attack.

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