8:29 AM: Normal service has resumed on BART’s Richmond line after a morning fatality caused major delays, a BART spokesman said.
The death, which is believed to have been a suicide, caused the closure of the El Cerrito del Norte station.
BART spokesman Jim Allison said at 8:15 a.m. that the station had been reopened and that service was getting back to normal.
There were still system-wide residual delays of five to 10 minutes, according to BART.
BART first reported the situation shortly before 5:30 a.m.
During the closure of the El Cerrito del Norte station, a limited bus bridge was set up to accommodate the affected passengers.
7 AM: BART trains are not stopping at the El Cerrito del Norte station in the Fremont, Richmond and Millbrae directions due to a major medical emergency this morning, according to BART officials.
At about 5:40 a.m., BART officials announced that the BART system was experiencing major delays due to an emergency at the El Cerrito del Norte station on the Richmond line.
At about 6:30 a.m., BART officials announced that a limited bus bridge will be in place between the Richmond and the El Cerrito del Norte, El Cerrito Plaza and the North Berkeley stations.