Woman Injured After Falling From Halfway Down Bethesda Metro Station Escalators

‘Someone bumped into her and knocked her over,’ rescue central said

Escalators during a Bethesda Metro station.

Escalators during a Bethesda Metro station.

File photo/Joe Zimmermann

A lady was taken to a internal sanatorium Wednesday morning after she fell from median down a escalators heading to a sight height during a Bethesda Metro station, according to a Montgomery County Fire Rescue Service.

The lady fell during about 9:45 a.m., MCFRS orator Pete Piringer pronounced Wednesday afternoon.

“Someone bumped into her and knocked her over,” he said. “She fell retrograde basically.”

She was not severely injured, though medics took her to a sanatorium as a precautionary magnitude since she was an comparison person, Piringer said.

The escalator was not handling during a time, though was being used as stairs, he said.

A Metro orator reliable a lady fell on an escalator, though did not give other information or contend because a escalator was not working.

After 10:15 a.m., a tiny escalator to a street-level piazza was working, while usually one of a prolonged escalators heading down to a hire was working. Another was sealed and a center was being used as stairs. At 106 feet prolonged and forward about 10 stories, a prolonged escalators are mostly touted as a second-longest escalators in a Western Hemisphere.

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