KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Knoxville Police Department said that a 72-year-old man was in stable condition, but with significant injuries, after he was hit by a train in North Knoxville.
They said that he was walking on the tracks at around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday night when he was hit by a Norfolk Southern train traveling west, near 910 Gill Avenue.
The man was alert and conscious when police arrived on the scene, according to a report. He was able to walk with help to get medical aid and was sent to the University of Tennessee Medical Center.
As of 9 p.m. Wednesday, police said he was still in stable condition.