Metro light rail train hits pedestrian in downtown Houston

Metro light rail train hits pedestrian in downtown Houston

Credit: KHOU

The incident happened shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday on Main Street at Lamar.

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on May 6, 2014 at 6:50 AM

Updated Tuesday, May 6 at 6:50 AM

HOUSTON -– Metro says a pedestrian was sent to the hospital after he or she was hit by a light rail train in downtown Houston.

The incident happened shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday on Main Street at Lamar.

The victim was conscious and breathing when taken to the hospital, a spokesman for Metro says.

The train was stopped for about 30 minutes following the incident.

Traffic returned to normal around 6:45 a.m.

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