Medical emergency at North Station causing severe Orange Line delays

BOSTON (WHDH) - The MBTA reports the Orange Line is experiencing severe delays Monday morning due to a medical emergency at North Station.

The MBTA first reported the medical emergency shortly after 8:30 a.m. this morning, tweeting that passengers should expect moderate delays.

After a half hour, the transportation service sent out the tweet stating delays would be severe.

It is not yet known what the medical emergency is and when it may be resolved.

Stay with 7News for updates.

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