A teen boy is fighting for his life after his leg was cut off by a freight train in the Juniata section of Philadelphia Wednesday.
Police say the 13-year-old boy tried to jump on a CSX train that was riding on the Conrail tracks on 3600 Castor Avenue at 5:06 p.m. The teen missed however and his right leg was severed by the passing train.
The boy was taken to the hospital and is currently in critical condition.
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SEPTA's Trenton Line was suspended in both directions due to the incident. Service was later resumed.