Man found by firefighters after being hit by train on South Side

Incident occurred around 12:45 a.m. on Villamain near SE Loop 410

man is in the hospital in critical condition after being hit by a train early Wednesday morning, San Antonio police said.

SAN ANTONIO – A 34-year-old man is in the hospital in critical condition after being hit by a train early Wednesday morning, San Antonio police said.

The incident occurred around 12:45 a.m. on Villamain Road near SE Loop 410, on the city’s South Side.

According to police, the unidentified man had tried to walk across the train tracks and was hit by a train. Firefighters found the man in high grass beside the tracks and he was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center in critical condition, police said. He had multiple injuries.

Union Pacific police, the San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS all answered the call.

It is unclear as to why the man was trying to cross the train tracks.


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