Man seriously hurt in incident at Bury St Edmunds railway station

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A man was struck by a train near Bury St Edmunds railway station yesterday evening.

British Transport Police were called to the scene and medics from the East Anglia Ambulance Service who treated the male victim and took him to hospital with what were described as ‘seious injuries’.

The incident was reported at around 9.30pm and the line was affecteduntiljust before 11pm.

A British Transport Police spokesperson said: “BTP officers were called to the line close to Bury St Edmunds Railway Station, Station, Station Hill, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk on Saturday the 29th June 2013 after a report that a man had been struck by a train.

“Officers from BTP and Suffolk Police attended the incident, which was reported to BTP at 9.30pm and is currently being treated as non-suspicious.

“Medics from the East Anglia Ambulance Service also attended and the person was treated at the scene. The male was transferred to a local hospital with serious injuries.”

The train involved was a Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge service.

The line was handed back to Network Rail at 2245hrs.