A woman fell on top of a moving train early Sunday morning on the Orange Line at Eastern Market station in what Metro officials said appeared to be a suicide attempt. She suffered minor injuries.
The woman rode on top of the New Carrolton-bound train for one stop to Potomac Avenue where police and emergency crews got her off and she was taken to a hospital.
She suffered minor injuries to her thigh and hand, Metro officials said. She also underwent a mental health evaluation.
The woman apparently got on top of the train from a four-foot tall wall on the mezzanine level that overlooks the tracks at Eastern Market. Trains were delayed for 12 minutes because of the incident, Metro officials said.
Correction: An earlier version of this post inaccurately said the train was on the Blue Line. It has been corrected.