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Worker airlifted to hospital

By Lincolnshire Echo  |  Posted: January 23, 2014

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Train services through Lincolnshire were severely disrupted when a railway worker was hit by a train.

He was on the track at Newark Northgate Station when the incident happened on Wednesday morning.

The man was airlifted to Nottingham Queen's Medical Centre with head injuries.

A Network Rail spokesman said: "Our thoughts are with our staff member and his colleagues and family. The safety of our team is of the utmost importance and a full investigation of the circumstances will be carried out."

A British Transport Police spokesman said: "Officers are working to establish the circumstances surrounding this incident, which is being treated as non suspicious."

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