Man in Serious Condition After Being Struck by a Train in Georgetown


One man is in serious condition after being struck by a train in Georgetown.

According to police, at approximately 8:03 p.m. on Dec. 15, 2018, the Halton Regional Police Service was notified that a person had been struck by a train at the Georgetown GO train station. 

The initial investigation, police say, revealed that the 23-year-old-male from Acton had been on the platform south of the south train tracks by the Via Rail building when he was struck by a westbound freight train. 

He sustained severe head injuries and was rushed to Georgetown District Hospital by Halton Region Paramedic Services and later transferred to Hamilton General Hospital where he is in serious condition. 

Due to his injuries, the Collision Reconstruction Unit is handling the investigation.

Any witnesses who have not yet spoken with police are asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-825-4747 ext: 5065.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at

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