Medical emergency prompted BART delays in East Bay

BERKELEY, Calif. -- There were major BART delays in all directions due to a medical emergency at the Ashby station Saturday afternoon.

BART spokesman Jim Allison said a man was reported under a train at the Ashby station at 4:40 p.m.

The station was closed while emergency crews worked to remove the man, however was reopened at 5:35 p.m.

Allison said the man was reported alive and taken to a hospital with unknown injuries.

An investigation by BART police is currently underway.

No further information has been released at this time.
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