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Man in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Train at Steinway Street Station

A view of the northbound platform at the Steinway Street station. Photo: G Punger CC BY-SA 4.0

Feb. 28, 2022 By Christian Murray

A man was struck by a M train in Astoria Monday and is in critical condition, according to police.

The victim was hit at around 3:15 p.m. at the Steinway Street station by a northbound M train, according to a NYPD spokesperson.

Police said that the man, who hasn’t been identified, was taken to Elmhurst Hospital in critical condition. It isn’t clear what led to the man being struck—although police don’t believe a crime took place.

Service along several lines was disrupted following the incident,

E, F, M, R trains were running with delays in both directions as of 4:26 p.m., reported the MTA.

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Johnny

There is a small crowd of drunken men who frequent the back of the N/ B platform. Was it one of them who were hit?

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