Woman critically ill in hospital after being hit by a train at Westgate Station

A 48-year-old woman is critically ill in hospital after being hit by a train at Westgate Station.

The incident involving the 13.06, Edinburgh to Plymouth Cross Country service, happened at around 4.30pm yesterday.

The woman from Wakefield was taken to LGI with leg injuries. She underwent surgery and a spokeswoman for the British Transport Police said she remains in a critical condition.