Friday, April 1, 2011

High School Student In Critical Condition After Being Struck By Subway

A high school student was struck and seriously injured by a subway train Friday morning after collapsing on the Union Square station platform, authorities said.

Adrian Rodriguez, 18, of the Bronx, suffered a serious head injury in the 7:50 a.m. accident and was rushed to Bellevue Hospital.

An eyewitness told police the teen appeared pale as he walked along the platform - and the youth either fainted or fell into the southbound No. 5 train's path.

The accident spattered blood on the platform during the morning rush hour. Service was disrupted for about 90 minutes, with express trains skipping Union Square

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