Man working on railroad track in Chesapeake hit by train

Posted at 6:15 AM, Feb 24, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-24 09:38:03-05

Chesapeake, Virginia – Police are investigating an industrial accident where a man was hit by a train in the 400 block of Freeman Avenue.

Police say the man was an employee of Norfolk & Portsmouth Belt Line and was working on the track when he was hit in the leg by an oncoming train.

He was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.