Man hit by train in northwest Miami-Dade
Victim struck by freight train near Amtrak station
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man was seriously hurt Monday after he was hit by a freight train near Miami-Dade County's Amtrak train station, officials said.
Officials with Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue said the man was struck just before 1 p.m. inside the rail yard of the Amtrak station at Northwest 82nd Street and Northwest Seventh Avenue.
The rail yard area is fenced off and is off-limits to all but authorized personnel. Several "no trespassing" and "warning" signs are posted around the site.
He was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital. His condition was not disclosed.
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