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Officials Detain Man Who Walked Into BART Transbay Tube

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Toward the Transbay Tube in San Francisco. (Wikimedia Commons)

Toward the Transbay Tube in San Francisco. (Wikimedia Commons)

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — BART trains were back on schedule Sunday evening after a man was found walking in the Transbay Tube, a transit agency employee said.

The person had walked into the tunnel from the Embarcadero station in San Francisco around 6:15 p.m., a BART employee said.

He was removed from the tracks by BART police around 6:40 p.m. and was detained, the employee said.

Trains traveling in all directions were briefly affected with 15-minute delays reported because of the incident.

(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed)

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