September 12, 2017 7:52 pm
Updated: September 12, 2017 8:26 pm

Teen hit by commuter train in Pierrefonds-Roxboro

Pascal Marchand

A 17-year-old girl was rushed to hospital in serious condition after being hit by a commuter train at the Pierrefonds-Roxboro train station Tuesday evening around 5 p.m.

Urgence Santé says the teen sustained serious injuries to her head and body.

Witnesses tell Montreal police, that the young woman was crossing the tracks when she was grazed, then dragged fifty feet by the oncoming West bound train.

Police are on scene investigating the events that lead to the collision.

Urgence Santé took three individuals to hospital who are being treated for shock, two of which are train conductors.

The Deux-Montagnes train service has been put on on hold during the rush hour peak until further notice.

The Réseau de transport métropolitain has posted a listed useful information for commuters on their twitter .

ATM  has dispatched transportation to the Pierrefonds-Roxboro station to pick up commuters.

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