Burlington man struck by westbound freight train in the Plains Road – Brant part of the city.

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON  July 29, 2012  Early, early Saturday morning, the 28th – A Burlington man was struck by a freight train on the live rail tracks close to Plains Road West and Brant Street in Burlington.

Halton Regional Police were contacted by officers from CN Railways police to advise of an incident involving a westbound freight train.

Near a freight train at a railway crossing is a dangerous place to be. Burlington male struck by westbound freight at Plains Rd and Brant.

Police and paramedics attended at the scene, where a 23-year old Burlington male was found to have sustained multiple serious injuries.  The male was conveyed to Hamilton General Hospital, where his condition is described as critical.

Police will not be releasing the male’s details as family members are yet to be informed of the incident.

If you have any information relating to this accident please contact the Halton Regional Police  Collision Reconstruction Unit.

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