Man Seriously Injured Riding Escalator

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MALDEN, Mass. (AP) - Officials say a man was seriously injured on an escalator at a Massachusetts transit station.

The Malden Fire Department says the man was riding an escalator at the Malden Center around 8 p.m. Saturday when his clothing and arm became stuck.

First responders were called to the scene, and officials say the man was conscious as he was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital. 

The extent of his injuries has not been released.

A Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority spokesman tells The Boston Globe he is unsure why the man fell.

An investigation is ongoing.

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