POLICE are investigating how a man came to be struck by a train at Coledale Railway Station this morning.
Police have been told the 24-year-old man was sitting on the platform with his legs dangling over the edge when he was struck by a southbound train about 1.30am today (Sunday November 25). The man was dragged about 20m and sustained severe head and chest injuries.
Police were first on the scene and rendered assistance until NSW Ambulance Paramedics arrived and he was airlifted to St George Hospital. He’s described as being in a critical condition.
Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Wollongong Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.