Child falls through grate in Brooklyn playground and into subway station

An 11-year-old boy took a hellish tumble through an emergency subway grate at a Brooklyn playground Wednesday, authorities said.

The youngster was playing at the Rudd Playground on Aberdeen St., when he dropped through a grate leading to an area in the Bushwick Ave.-Aberdeen St. L-train station just after 5 p.m., police said.

The child was playing in a covered fenced-off area between two basketball courts, lined with subway grates, authoritiese said.

MTA personnel work to secure the site where an 11 year old boy fell about 20 feet down into the subway through a fenced in grating at a park on Aberdeen Street in Bushwick, Wednesday, May 19, 2021. An 11-year-old boy took a hellish tumble through an emergency subway […]

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