March 3, 2014 12.51 pm This story is over 92 months old

Man hit by train in Lincoln suffers head injury

Man hit by train: A man in his 20s has been has been hit by a train on the tracks near Tritton Road in Lincoln.

A man is being treated for a head injury after he was hit by a train in Lincoln on Monday, March 3.

The man, reportedly in his 20s, has been struck by a train on tracks near Tritton Road in Lincoln.

The incident was reported to police at 11.58am.

Medics from the East Midlands Ambulance Service attended and treated the man for a head injury.

The Air Ambulance also attended the scene and airlifted the man to hospital in Nottingham.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “The incident is currently being treated as non-suspicious and officers are working to identify the man and inform his family.”

Tritton Road was temporarily closed between the Nosey Parker pub and Skellingthorpe Road to allow access for emergency services.

The line was handed back to Network Rail at 12.48pm.

Trains between Lincoln Central and Newark have been delayed by up to 90 minutes.

Some rail service delays are expected to continue until 3pm. Replacement buses will run between Lincoln Central and Newark North Gate.

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