7:45 PM: This story just gets weirder and weirder. MTA spokesperson Judson True is now saying that the below-mentioned injured person is a 19-year-old man who was observed by a witness to be “riding on the coupler on the back of an N Judah LRV travelling inbound from Carl and Cole streets.”

Next thing you know, Muni drivers travelling in both directions stopped “in front of a person lying near the tracks inside the Sunset Tunnel.”

The SFFD is reporting that the injured man was experiencing back and neck pain and sported major abrasions, but nothing they’d now consider life-threatening. “The injuries did not appear to be consistent with being struck by a train,” said Lt. Ken Smith, SFFD Public Information Officer.

6:48 PM: True says that N service has been restored as of 6:17. He also says:

“According to the San Francisco Fire Department, the person found in the Sunset Tunnel has been transported to San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries.”

5:27 PM: No sooner had we tweeted this that MTA spokesperson Judson “I Email Eve More Than Her Entire Family” True sent an alert, stating that as of 4:49, the N has been disrupted “by an intruder in the Sunset Tunnel” (That’s the tunnel between Duboce/Noe and Carl/Cole) Which, WTF. Greg Dewar, are you just fucking with us? Get outta that tunnel!

True says that as of “5:20 p.m., outbound service resumed at a reduced speed (3-5 mph), but inbound service is still blocked.”

Say it with us, folks, shuttle buses are taking over for the inbound N from Ocean Beach to Duboce.

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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  • LibertyHiller

    It’s been a while since the last sighting, but I’ve seen kids doing this on the J plenty of times. Darwin never sleeps, people.

  • LibertyHiller

    It’s been a while since the last sighting, but I’ve seen kids doing this on the J plenty of times. Darwin never sleeps, people.