2 work trains collide in subway tunnel

An MTA worker was injured when two work trains collided in a subway tunnel in Midtown Manhattan on Wednesday.

It happened around 5:13 a.m. on the E and M line between the 53rd and Lexington Ave. station and Roosevelt Island.

The worker suffered a back injury. The worker was taken out of the subway on a stretcher and brought to Bellevue Hospital Center in serious condition.

The line was closed for repairs and the MTA says that the accident was not going to impact train service.