On April 28, 2017 at approximately 10:30 Transit Police officers assigned to the North District received a radio call to respond to Fitchburg Commuter Rail station for a report of a person possibly struck by a train. Multiple TPD units along with Fitchburg Fire and EMS responded. TPD personnel on scene report the following preliminary information: a male trespassing on the Right of Way was struck by an MBTA Commuter Rail train in the vicinity of 100 Main Street. The male has been transported to a local area hospital with life threatening injuries.
Transit Police detectives are currently investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident.
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