Woman struck by train at Hayle level crossing

Gwinear Road level crossing Image copyright Google
Image caption The woman was air lifted to hospital with serious injuries

A woman was seriously injured when she was struck by a train at a level crossing.

Emergency crews were sent to Gwinear Road level crossing in Hayle, Cornwall, just before 10:00 GMT on Friday, British Transport Police said.

The victim, believed to be in her 60s, was taken to hospital by air ambulance with serious head and leg injuries.

All train services between Penzance and Truro were suspended for about two hours following the incident.

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