Man taken to hospital after being struck by train in Chorley

A man has been seriously injured after he was struck by a train in Chorley.

Monday, 23rd November 2020, 12:22 pm
Updated Monday, 23rd November 2020, 1:44 pm

Emergency services rushed to Chorley Railway Station after the man was injured at around 6pm on Sunday (November 22).

The man, aged in his 30s, has been taken to hospital with head and serious foot injuries, said the ambulance service, who sent a number of resources to the scene.

An NWAS spokesman said: "We were called at 5.46pm to Chorley Train Station to reports that a man was hit by a train.

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Emergency services rushed to Chorley Railway Station after a man was struck by a train at around 6pm on Sunday (November 22). Pic: Google

"We sent three advanced paramedics, one rapid response vehicle and an ambulance to the scene.

"One male casualty in his 30s was taken to hospital with head and serious foot injuries."

Police said the incident is not being treated as suspicious.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said: "British Transport Police were called to the line near Chorley railway station at 5.53pm on Sunday (November 22) following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

"Paramedics also attended, and a man was taken to a local hospital where he remains.

"This incident is not being treated as suspicious."

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