Update: Train-pedestrian collision Wednesday in Maple Ridge

Happened in Port Haney area, man able to walk to ambulance

One person was injured after being struck by an eastbound train on the CP Rail line central Maple Ridge Wednesday night.

The accident happened at about 8:43 p.m. near 225th Street, east of the Port Haney station.

One person was taken to hospital by ambulance. BC Emergency Health Services confirmed they responded to the incident involving a pedestrian.

Paramedics were dispatched to the scene and transported one patient in serious condition to hospital.

A resident who lives nearby said the incident involved an empty potash train. The resident said the man was able to walk with assistance to a nearby ambulance.



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