BART service stopped between Pleasant Hill, Concord due to person on train tracks

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CONCORD (KRON) — Trains heading to the East Bay are turning around because of a person on the tracks near the Concord station, BART officials said Wednesday night.

According to BART, police are working to get the person off the tracks.

The agency described the person as unstable and said emergency officials are working to rescue the person safely “due to concerns of self-harm.”

While authorities are on scene, trains are being held and turning around at Pleasant Hill and Concord, back toward San Francisco, BART said.

BART says power has been turned off on the tracks and that trains are stopped between Pleasant Hill and Concord.

If you’re riding BART, expect major delays.

As of 8:10 p.m., service between Pleasant Hill and Concord was still stopped.

County Connection is providing bus service to impacted riders.

The delay was first reported on Twitter by BART around 6 p.m.

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