MYSTIC — A man suffered a serious leg injury after he was struck by an Amtrak train as it was arriving at the Mystic train station on Sunday night.
The man, who was not identified, was hit by the train around 8:05 p.m. as it was entering the station, located at 2 Roosevelt Ave. Fire officials said the man appeared to have been waiting for a westbound train and was struck as the train was making a slow approach at the station.
The victim was taken to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London by ambulance and was treated for serious leg injuries and possible head trauma. His condition was unclear Monday afternoon.
Amtrak Northeast reported that Train 169, which was involved, remained stopped in Mystic for two hours during that time due to “trespasser incident.”
Further details of the incident were not released. Police said no charges have been filed and the incident remains under investigation.
— Jason Vallee
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