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UPDATE: Woman suffers fractured pelvis after being hit by train at Brandon


A woman was taken to hospital in Cambridge with a fractured pelvis after being hit by a train at Brandon Station yesterday.

The rail line between Cambridge and Norwich was closed following the incident, which occured shortly before midday.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokeswoman said an ambulance crew, rapid response vehicle, two ambulance officers, and the East Anglian Air Ambulance attended the scene at 11.43am to reports of a person under a train at the station.

The crews treated the patient, a middle-aged woman, who had a fractured pelvis. She was then was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

A British Transport Police (BTP) spokesman said: “We were called to Brandon rail station shortly after 11.40am following reports that a person had been struck by a train.

“A woman was treated at the scene by paramedics from the East of England Ambulance Service and taken to hospital.

“The incident is currently not being treated as suspicious.”

There was disruption on the Norwich-bound and the Ely-bound lines, both operated by Abellio Greater Anglia, with services on the Norwich-bound line being disrupted for several hours.


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