Man On BART Tracks Causes 15-30 Minute Delays

UNION CITY – BART trains on the Fremont line in the Fremont and Richmond directions are delayed 15 to 30 minutes due to a man walking on the tracks near the Union City station this evening, BART police said.

Officers responded to a report of a man “running around in the trackway” just before 4 p.m., a BART dispatcher said. BART police Lt. Aaron Ledford said officers detained the man and cleared the tracks by 4:23 p.m.

Ledford said he is unsure whether the man will be held for a psychological evaluation, arrested, or released.


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