Man Hit By Muni Train Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A man is fighting for his life after being hit by a San Francisco Municipal Railway train at the Civic Center station early Monday evening, police said.

The man was struck on the Muni tracks near the outbound platform at 5:17 p.m. He was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.

The collision shut down service Muni Metro service between the Civic Center and Embarcadero stations, Muni officials said. Bus shuttles were provided at the affected stations. Muni service has since recovered.

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