Emergency causes closure of Ashby BART station

June 27, 2011 1:46:08 PM PDT
A person was struck by a BART train at the Ashby station in Berkeley this afternoon, and the incident has caused major delays, a BART employee said.

The incident was reported at 12:48 p.m.

As of 1:20 p.m., trains were single-tracking through the Ashby station but weren't stopping there.

AC Transit has set up a bus bridge between the MacArthur and Downtown Berkeley BART stations.

The employee did not know the condition of the person who was hit by the train.