Super Bowl Fans Collapse At Secaucus Junction Station While Waiting For Security Checks

CBS New York

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Several people apparently collapsed in the  Secaucus Junction train station while waiting in long lines to watch the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII.

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Witnesses reported seeing emergency medical workers pushed their way through the overheated crowd to treat the people at the station Sunday.

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NJ Transit officials have denied claims that fans were passing out and said that no one has been treated for a medical condition.

Long lines came to a standstill in front of airport-style security machines that apparently cannot handle the crowd volume. People trying to reach MetLife Stadium were squeezed together in an enclosed stairwell.

As more trains arrived, police tried to thin the sweating, jostling crowd by spreading people across…

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