SEPTA train strikes man in head in Center City

October 21, 2009 11:13:42 AM PDT
Philadelphia medic units are on the scene of a man who was hit in the head by a SEPTA train in Center City Philadelphia.

Police tell Action News that the man was on the platform for the westbound Market-Frankford line at 15th and Market when he apparently leaned out to see if the train was coming. The arriving train hit the man in the head.

The accident happened shortly before 2 p.m.

The man, believed to be in his early 20s, was awake and rushed by medics to Hahnemann University Hospital.

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