MacArthur BART station reopen after person rescued from trackway

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Two BART trains pulling into MacArthur station in Oakland, California.

OAKLAND, Calif. (KRON) — The MacArthur BART station has reopened after it was closed due to a “major medical emergency”, BART announced Wednesday.

BART says the incident involved someone in crisis who has since been rescued from the trackway and is getting care.

The agency first reported a delay at MacArthur in the Richmond direction. It then said trains were not stopping at the station in any direction due to the emergency, which it has yet to provide additional detail on.

After being closed for nearly an hour, BART announced the MacArthur station reopened.

Delays can still be expected.

No additional details are available at this time.

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