Man taken to hospital after being struck by train in Preston

A man was struck by a train and taken to hospital in Preston at the weekend.

Monday, 22nd November 2021, 1:04 pm

Police and ambulance crews were called to the railway after a train driver reported the collision at around 11.15pm on Saturday (November 20).

The casualty was found injured on the tracks and was treated at the scene whilst services were suspended.

He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital but British Transport Police say his injuries are not life-threatening.

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A man was struck by a train on the railway in Preston at around 11.15pm on Saturday (November 20)

The force said the incident is not being treated as suspicious.

A police spokesman said: "We were called to the line near Preston at 11.16pm on Saturday (November 20), following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

"Paramedics also attended, and a man was taken to a local hospital. His injuries are not life-changing or life-threatening.

"This incident is not being treated as suspicious."

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