Posted: Wed 14th Mar 2018

Man injured after being struck by a train in Connah’s Quay

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Mar 14th, 2018

UPDATE: A British Transport Police spokesperson said;

“We were called at 16.45 to reports that a person had been struck by a train. Officers attended alongside paramedics and a man was taken to hospital in a serious but not life threatening condition. This incident is not being treated as suspicious.”

PREVIOUS REPORT: Train lines were closed through Shotton this afternoon after a person was struck by a train.

Emergency services were called just before 5pm to the incident on the railway line which runs to Flint and the North Wales coast.

Picture Charlotte Booth

A number of police vehicles were seen in Maude Street in Connah’s Quay while an emergency ambulance, police and paramedics were spotted on Cestrian Street.

Services between Chester and Llandudno were stopped while the incident was dealt with.

Pictures sent by Charlotte Booth shows a large police presence at St Davids Court just off Maude Street and a stationary train on the line which runs alongside.

An air ambulance was called to the scene, it landed on the green next to the Scout hut – it later took off and headed back to it’s Welshpool base without the casualty onboard.

According to the Daily Post the Wales Ambulance Service said the man who was struck was “fully conscious” and has a hand and leg injury.

He was taken by road to hospital – all trains lines were back open by 7.30pm

 

 

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