Person injured after being struck by freight train in Lake Worth

LAKE WORTH, Fla. - A person was struck by a freight train in Lake Worth Friday evening, according to the Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. 

The accident happened at 9:39 p.m. near Lucerne Ave. and N. G Street. 

First arriving crews reported one person lying by the tracks. 

The patient was transported to St. Mary's Trauma Center for treatment.

They are in critical condition, but expected to survive.

The roadway is currently closed and the tracks are stopped as crews work the scene. Motorists are asked to avoid the area. 

This developing story will be updated as more information becomes available. 

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