65-year-old woman with emotional disturbance goes under R train at 86th Street station and suffers non-fatal injuries

Disturbed 65-year-old goes under train and lives

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A emotionally disturbed senior citizen dove in front of an R Train in Bay Ridge on Friday — but miraculously emerged alive from underneath.

Authorities say that the 65-year-old woman with an unspecified disorder jumped onto the tracks in front of and oncoming train at the 86th Street station shortly after noon on March 14. Fire Department medics arrived on the scene shortly after 12:19 and found her with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. An FDNY ambulance transported her to Lutheran Medical Center.

Authorities could not describe the extent of her wounds, or say if the incident was a suicide attempt.

Reach reporter Will Bredderman at or by calling (718) 260-4507. Follow him at
Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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BimyTe from Bay Ride says:
Sad. Couldn't even get that one last thing right. :-(
March 17, 2014, 9:34 am
LABJ from Bay Ridge says:

Sad that you have no compassion. There but for the Grace of God that was not you or a family member or friend. No person is immune to disorders. I pray that whoever she is she recovers and gets the help she needs.
March 18, 2014, 8:40 pm

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