Person injured after slipping down ice-covered subway steps
The MTA stepped up its cleanup efforts Wednesday after at least one person slipped on ice-covered subway steps.
Police blocked off one of the entrances to the Tremont Avenue B and D station temporarily, but emergency officials said the man who fell did not need treatment.
A friend says the victim had two bad legs and blames the ice for the fall.
Video shows some of the difficulty straphangers had getting up and down the steps during the morning commute. The MTA has since cleared ice and snow from the steps and salted them.
"As of this morning, crews have fully cleared more than three-fourths of all 472 stations and partially cleared the remaining ones," the MTA said in a statement. "We are working hard to clear all remaining snow and ice."