Man hit by train

A man, believed to be in his fifties, has been injured after he was hit by a train near the Southfield Station today.

ER24 paramedics, along with Life Healthcare, arrived on the scene to find the fire services already in attendance.

Paramedics found the man lying next to the tracks. Assessments showed that he had sustained numerous injuries and was in a critical condition.

The man was treated for his injuries and provided with advanced life support interventions. 

He was later transported to Groote Schuur Hospital for further care.

Police will investigate the matter further.