Horror as an elementary school child is hit by a train on the way to school with train services stopped
- A child has been hit by a train in Adelaide
- They are reportedly conscious
A child was hit by a train in a suburb of Adelaide during the morning rush hour.
The child was hit by a car shortly before 8.15am (ACDT) on Tuesday morning at Tambelin railway station in Evanston Gardens, northern Adelaide.
The child is reportedly conscious and breathing sustained a head injury, the Adelaide advertiser reports.
They were taken to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital for treatment.
It is clear that the child was an elementary school student on his way to school.
A primary school student was hit by a train in northern Adelaide on Tuesday morning (photo, emergency workers on scene)
The child was taken to Women’s and Children’s Hospital (above) in Adelaide’s CBD after reportedly suffering a head laceration in the crash
The Gawler line, which connects northern Adelaide to the CBD, has been suspended in both directions between Elizabeth and Gawler.
Replacement buses will temporarily run on the line.
Clark Road, which crosses the tracks, is closed to traffic. Pedestrians have been asked by the police to avoid the area.
More to come.