WASHINGTON — The Orange, Blue and Silver lines experienced delays Thursday morning after a teen girl intentionally jumped onto tracks in front of a train at Eastern Market, officials said.
— Delia Gonçalves (@9NewsDelia) March 24, 2016
Witnesses said when they saw the girl jump on the tracks, then they ran to the station manager for help.
The train operator was able to stop and there were no visible injuries on the girl, officials said. She was transported to the hospital.
Trains were single-tracking between Eastern Market and Federal Center due to the incident Eastern Market station for most of the morning commute, Metrorail tweeted.
According to Metrorail, service has resumed on all lines.
Org/Blu Line: No longer single tracking. Residual delays continue in both directions due to an earlier medical emergency at Eastern Market.
— Metrorail Info (@Metrorailinfo) March 24, 2016
Metrorail says riders had the option of taking buses 30N, 30S, 32, 34, 36, 39, 90 and 92 from Eastern Market via 8th St. and Pennsylvania.