Motherwell: Man taken to hospital after being struck by train

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Officers locked down the station after receiving reports of the incident around 8.40pm. 

Services through the station were delayed and altered as emergency services dealt with the incident. 

The man was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. 

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ScotRail confirmed they were closely with emergency service in a Tweet. 

It read: “We’ve received reports of an ongoing incident in the Motherwell area. We’re working closely with the emergency services at this time and will update you once we have more information from the grounds.

“Services via Motherwell are being delayed or altered as a result.”

The line reopened within an hour. 

A police spokeswoman said: “Police Scotland was called to Motherwell Railway Station around 8.40pm on Friday, 2 April, following a report that a male had been struck by a train.

“British Transport Police and the Scottish Ambulance Service also attended and he was taken to hospital with serious injuries.”

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