NEW YORK (PIX11) – A man was struck by an L train at the Union Square subway station on Friday while he was urinating off the platform, police sources said.  

The man was transported to Bellevue Hospital, according to the NYPD.

The man was on the northbound side of the L train platform when he decided to urinate off the platform, police sources said. An incoming L train hit the man in the head, causing him to fall back, sources said.  

The man’s injuries were not serious, police said.

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