‘Horrible accident’: Pedestrian struck by train

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A pedestrian is fighting for life in hospital after being hit by a train in Adelaide.

The incident happened at about 1.30pm on Wednesday near where Terminus St becomes McLean Ave in Grange.

South Australia Police said the impact caused the person life-threatening injuries, before they were taken to Royal Adelaide Hospital by ambulance.

Emergency services are at the scene of a serious rail crash at Grange in Adelaide after a pedestrian was struck by a train near Terminus Street, suffering life-threatening injuries. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Emma BrasierEmergency services are at the scene of a serious rail crash at Grange in Adelaide after a pedestrian was struck by a train near Terminus Street, suffering life-threatening injuries. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Emma Brasier

“There were no other reports of injury,” said SA Police in a statement.

“Train services in the area have been disrupted while police investigate the collision.

The incident comes just over a day after an 11-year-old boy was hit by a train, also in Adelaide. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Emma BrasierThe incident comes just over a day after an 11-year-old boy was hit by a train, also in Adelaide. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Emma Brasier

“The public is asked to avoid the area if possible.”

The incident isn’t being treated as potential suicide, rather a “horrible accident,” said police.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make an anonymous report online.

It follows a similar incident on Tuesday morning in which an 11-year-old boy was left in a critical condition after being hit by a train in Evanston Gardens, also in Adelaide.

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