Mother always said not to play on the tracks.
It seems an undisclosed Hollywood commuter wasn't listening this morning, when he found himself wedged between a train and a platform at 7 a.m., CBS Los Angeles reports. Rescue workers quickly shut off the Metro Red Line near Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street so that a rescue effort could begin.
By 8 a.m., the Los Angeles Times reported that the man had still not been freed; meanwhile, only trains to the south had resumed operation.
By 9 a.m., the victim had been transported to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in critical condition, according to the sheriffs' Transit Service Beareu. All trains have since resumed operation.
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The sheriff's department has not released any clues as to how the man may have gotten stuck. Is it wrong to hope for horseplay?