2 Oct 2011

Man hit by train

1:48 pm on 2 October 2011

A man is in a serious condition after being hit by a freight train in Blenheim on Sunday.

Police say he was near Blenheim train station when he was struck, shortly before 6am.

Emergency services say he was stuck under the train and had to be pulled out.

He was taken to Wairau hospital in Blenheim and has since been flown to Wellington hospital.