25 injured after MBTA Green Line B Branch subway cars crash

Massachusetts

BOSTON (WWLP) – Over 20 people were injured after two MBTA Green Line trains collided near Babcock Street in Boston late Friday afternoon, Boston fire officials said. 

In total, 25 people suffered non-life-threatening injuries from the collision and were taken by ambulances to area hospitals for treatment. Around 6 p.m., the two trains collided on Commonwealth Avenue and Harry Agganis Way near Boston University, according to the Boston Fire Department.

The MBTA suspended the Green Line service on the B Branch and train service was also been suspended between Packard’s Corner and Kenmore. Shuttle buses replaced the train service until further notice. Commuters are being advised to avoid the area.

It is unclear what caused the two trains to collide. Transportation officials are investigating.

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