Man struck by train on Wrexham rail line at Gwersyllt

An elderly man is in hospital after he was hit by a train in Wrexham.

The incident happened near Gwersyllt rail station on the Wrexham to Bidston line at about 11:40 BST on Saturday.

The man has been taken to Wrexham Maelor Hospital with life threatening injuries. It is not yet known how he came to be on the tracks.

Arriva Trains Wales said a replacement bus service has been put on between Wrexham and Wirral. British Transport Police are investigating.

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