A child has been struck by a train during the busy morning commute.
Just before 8.15am on Tuesday, police and emergency services were called to the Tambelin Railway Station in Adelaide after reports an 11-year-old boy had been struck by a train.
The child is being transported to the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Kelly Barnes
SA Ambulance Service told NCA NewsWire the boy suffered head injuries and was being transported to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital.
Services along the Gawler train line between Elizabeth and Gawler have been halted.
Train services on the Gawler line are suspended in both directions between Elizabeth and Gawler due to an incident. Substitute buses are operating. Trains are running between Adelaide and Elizabeth. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.https://t.co/RCsnEirUPUpic.twitter.com/I8mIEKQe6U
— Adelaide Metro (@AdelaideMetroSA) February 27, 2023
SA Police have advised Clark Road along the railway has been shut and commuters should avoid the area.
Emergency services are still on the scene.
#BREAKING A child has been struck by a train at Tambelin Railway station. More to come @9NewsAdelpic.twitter.com/Uas6cLXiWz
— Inga Neilsen (@inga_neilsen) February 27, 2023
The child’s condition is not yet known.
More to come.