Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Train hits mobility scooter woman at Barnsley station

Yorkshire Air Ambulance at Barnsley railway station
Image caption The Yorkshire Air Ambulance attended the incident at Barnsley railway station

A woman is believed to have escaped with minor injuries after her mobility scooter fell on to a railway track and was hit by a train.

The incident happened at about 14:30 GMT at Barnsley railway station in South Yorkshire.

British Transport Police said although the full extent of her injuries is not known, it is thought she escaped with minor injuries and shock.

The woman was freed by the fire service and airlifted to hospital.

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