Llandybie, Carmarthenshire: Man hit by train badly hurt
- 4 November 2012
- From the section South West Wales
A man in his 20s has been seriously injured after being hit by a train in Carmarthenshire.
British Transport Police (BTP) said the incident happened in the village of Llandybie, near Ammanford, on Saturday evening.
The alarm was raised shortly before 17:30 GMT, and BTP and officers from Dyfed-Powys Police attended.
Paramedics gave the man first aid at the scene and he was airlifted to hospital by police helicopter.
BTP said they received reports that a person had been struck by a train at 17:27 GMT, while Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service confirmed the victim was a man.
BTP said the incident was being treated as non-suspicious.
The train involved was the 14:06 GMT Shrewsbury to Swansea Arriva Trains Wales service.
Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service sent two crews from Ammanford to the scene.