Woman hospitalized after having foot run over by train, police say

Incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. near North San Marcos Street, Cornell Avenue

SAN ANTONIO – A woman in her 30s was hospitalized after having her foot run over by a train late Monday night, according to San Antonio police.

The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. near the intersection of North San Marcos Street and Cornell Avenue, not far from Culebra Road and Interstate 10, just north of downtown.

According to police, the victim was sitting on the side of the train tracks facing away from the oncoming train. That’s when, police say, the woman did not move out of the way and the train was unable to stop in time.

The victim suffered both a head injury and foot injury. She was taken by EMS to Brooke Army Medical Center, where she is currently listed as stable.

The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS all responded to the call.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

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