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Green Line operator placed on leave following collision, NTSB investigating

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A Green Line collision that sent 23 people to the hospital is now being investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board, and one of the train operators has been placed on administrative leave.
The collision Friday night between the two trains happened outside Agganis Arena in the area of Commonwealth Avenue and Pleasant Street. No life-threatening injuries were reported among the 23 passengers who were transported to nearby hospitals.
The operator who was placed on leave was controlling the car that struck another two-car train from behind, according to an MBTA spokesman.
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