Woman hit by train in North Knoxville; taken to UT Medical with serious injuries

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – UPDATE: A woman hit by a train in North Knoxville.

The Knoxville Fire Department said at the scene the train was travelling south on the tracks when it hit the victim.

A spokesperson with KPD saying a white female between 33 years old was struck by the train about 1,000 feet from the railroad crossing at Cedar Lane.

The train stopped after striking the woman. The woman was found under the train according to the KFD. She was conscious with serious injuries and was taken to UT Medical Center.

That collision happening Monday some time after 5 p.m.

This is the second time a person was hit by a train on the very same tracks about a month ago on a Saturday, according to KPD.

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