Man hit by train near Morecambe station

British Transport Police were called after a man was hit by a train near Morecambe.
British Transport Police were called after a man was hit by a train near Morecambe.

A man was hit by a train just outside Morecambe train station.

British Transport Police were called to York Bridge following reports of a person being struck by a train.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said: “Our officers were called to York Bridge, Lancaster Road, Morecambe on Wednesday, 10 February, at around 9.45pm, following reports of a person being struck by a train.

“Paramedics from the North West Ambulance Service also attended and a 53-year-old man with head injuries was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.”

“The incident is not being treated as suspicious.”

A spokesman for Network Rail said: “A person was hit by the Lancaster to Morecambe train just outside Morecambe station at 9.47pm on Wednesday.

“The man was taken to hospital and the incident was not suspicious.”