Sunday, September 13, 2015

Lowell: trespasser struck. Non life threatening injuries

On September 13, 2015 at approximately 2:30pm Transit Police officers working in Area 2 received a radio call to respond to Lowell for a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple Transit Police units responded along with Lowell Fire and EMS. Transit Police units on scene report the following preliminary information ; In the vicinity of School Street and Western Avenue in Lowell a westbound Pan AM Railways train struck a male juvenile who was trespassing on the right of way. The juvenile sustained serious but non life threatening injuries and was transported to a local area hospital for emergency treatment.

Transit Police detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident.

media inquiries should be directed to LT. Richard Sullivan at