Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to a call regarding a person on the Metro tracks at the Forest Glen Metro station in Silver Spring.
When responders arrived they found an injured person on the tracks, but the person had not been struck by a train or shocked by the third rail, according to our public safety reporter Cordell Pugh.
The patient was assisted from the track area at approximately 12:53am with seemingly minor injuries. The details surrounding why he was on the tracks were initially unclear.
At 1:26am, MCFRS PIO Pete Piringer tweeted that the person was injured after a fall onto the tracks.
Forest Glen Metro Station patient extricated (~12:53), seemingly only minor injuries. Details still unclear regarding circumstances winding up on tracks. Special thanks to @ArlingtonVAFD Rail Liaison Officer 110 for assisting MCFRS units at Forest Glen #WMATA. cc @ACFDChief100.
— Cordell (@CordellTraffic) January 19, 2022