Police confirm man has died after being struck by a train in Leeds

Police have confirmed that a man has died after being struck by a train in Leeds.

Saturday, 16th November 2019, 4:07 pm
Updated Saturday, 16th November 2019, 4:21 pm
A man has died after being hit by a train in Leeds between Kirkstall Forge and Apperley Bridge

Emergency services were rushed to Calverley Lane, between Kirkstall Forge and Apperley Bridge stations, at 9.30am today.

British Transport Police has now confirmed that a person has died after being hit by a train.

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A spokesperson said: “Emergency services attended Calverley Lane in the Leeds area at 9.30am today following reports of a train having struck a person at that location.

"British Transport Police officers attended along with ambulance crews.

“A body of a male was found. Enquiries are being undertaken to identify the deceased and a file is being prepared for the coroner.”