Man hit by train at Metro Center Station

Police are investigating how a man was hit by a train at the Metro Center Station overnight.

A Metro spokesman says the man, who’s in his 60’s, was struck by a Blue Line train on the lower level platform then trapped under a third rail car. It happened shortly before midnight.

The man was taken to George Washington Hospital Center in critical condition.

Metro officials{ }are reviewing surveillance video and gathering witness statements to determine what caused the accident.