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L'Enfant Plaza Metro escalator malfunctions, injures 4, 1 seriously

October 30, 2010 - 03:58 PM
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An escalator at the L'Enfant Plaza Metro station malfunctioned and stopped abruptly at about 2 p.m. Saturday, injuring four people, one seriously.

According to Metro Spokesperson Angela Gates, customers heard a loud noise in the station. At the same time, one of the entrance escalators on the 9th and D Street, SW side of the station "went out of service."

The 9th and D Street, SW entrance was closed. Customers were able to use the 7th & D street, SW entrance.

All entrances are open now.

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