Man Struck by Train – Kings Norton

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Saturday 14th February 2015 – 7am – Steve Parry

A man has been taken to hospital after an incident at Kings Norton railway station this morning.

The incident was reported at Kings Norton railway station at just after 12.20am.

An ambulance together with a paramedic support officer in a rapid response vehicle, the Care Team and the Hazardous Area Response Team attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a man had been struck by a passing train at Kings Norton railway station.

“A man in his fifties was recovered from the track and treated for abdominal and chest injuries.

“The patient was immobilised with use of a neck collar, orthopaedic stretcher and pelvis splint. His condition was stabilised before being conveyed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

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