PENNSAUKEN, N.J. (CBS) – Emergency crews rescued a woman who was trapped under a New Jersey Transit River Line train. Officials say the woman was struck by a train at the 36th Street Station in Pennsauken, around 6 a.m. Tuesday.
“We didn’t see it but we felt it,” passenger Eric Snead said. “Oh my God, it felt like a big boom! I was just feeling for her, but luckily they said she is still alive.”
EMS crews were able to extricate the woman from under the light rail car alive. She was transported to Cooper Hospital. Her condition is unknown.
It remains unclear why the woman was on the tracks.
UPDATE: #CHOPPER3 showing the scene at the 36th Street Station in #Pennsauken. A ton of emergency crews. River Line service remains suspended. @CBSPhilly https://t.co/rr4J1R60yf pic.twitter.com/EJ5HsBXSzz
— Chandler Lutz (@ChandlerCBS3) January 21, 2020
River Line service was suspended between Walter Rand Transportation Center and Pennsauken Transit Center at 36th Street Station. Service resumed just after 8 a.m.