A 25-year-old woman is in critical condition after she was hit by an oncoming 6 train in Midtown yesterday. According to police, she fainted and fell onto the tracks before she was struck.

The incident occurred at around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the southbound 6 platform at 51st Street and Lexington. Witnesses saw her faint near the edge of the platform, then fall onto the tracks just before the train arrived.

She was transported to Bellevue Hospital, where she is in critical condition.