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.