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Major train delays as woman under train at Lostock Hall

Posted on - 10th November, 2014 - 8:36pm | Author - | Posted in - News, Walton-le-Dale
Farington curve where the incident is understood to have happened

Farington curve where the incident is understood to have happened Pic: Flickr

Delays were caused between Preston and Blackburn after a person under a train at Lostock Hall.

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British Transport Police were called to a stretch of line between Bamber Bridge and Lostock Hall at Farrington Curve around 5.15pm on Monday,

Reports indicated a person was “stuck under a train”.

Transport Police confirmed the woman, aged in her 40s, was taken to hospital and was still alive but suffering from major head injuries.

Police arrested a man whose train was stuck at a signal after the incident.

In a tweet the police said the man was “raging” about the incident and the delays. He was given a £90 on the spot fine.

Northern Rail said delays of around two hours were being experienced up until 7pm.

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