MRT operations stalled after man jumps on tracks | Inquirer News

MRT operations stalled after man jumps on tracks

/ 04:45 PM October 18, 2013

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MANILA, Philippines – Operations at the Metro Rail Transit has resumed after they were disrupted by a man who jumped onto the railway tracks along EDSA Nepa Q Mart.

Renato San Jose, MRT director for Operations, said the suspect, from 15 to 20 years old, entered the perimeter of the tracks a little before 4 p.m. Friday.

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The man wasn’t hurt as the incoming train was able to stop, but the incident caused a 5 to 20-minute travel delay.

“The initial information was that it looked like the man under the influence of rugby,” he said in Filipino.

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The man has been taken to the hospital for treatment.

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