Woman, 69, taken to hospital after getting hit by train near Hastings

British Transport Police said the incident is not being treated as suspicious
British Transport Police said the incident is not being treated as suspicious

A 69-year-old woman was taken to hospital after getting hit by a train near Hastings, British Transport Police confirmed.

BTP officers were called to the track near to St Leonards Warrior Square station following reports that a person had been hit by a train shortly before 12.30pm today (January 24).

Officers attended the scene with Sussex Police and the ambulance service.

A BTP spokesman said a person was taken to hospital with what were believed to be minor injuries.

The incident is not currently being treated as suspicious, BTP added.

A spokesman for the South East Coast Ambulance Service said a car and an ambulance were sent to the scene.

He said a patient was treated for injuries which were ‘not believed to be serious’ before she was taken to Conquest Hospital for further treatment.

The incident caused major disruption between Bexhill and Ashford International until 3.30pm.

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