Pedestrian hit by SunRail train while walking on tracks in Orlando

Crash causing train delays

OPD: SunRail train hit a pedestrian on the tracks near West Kaley Street (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

ORLANDO, Fla. – A crash involving a SunRail train and a pedestrian is causing delays for commuters, according to officials.

The crash was reported near West Kaley Street and South Lucerne Terrace shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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Firefighters said the victim was walking along the tracks of a northbound train when they were hit. The victim was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center in critical condition as a trauma alert, officials said.

Officials with SunRail said a northbound train was involved in an incident near Kaley Avenue around 4 p.m. More than 30 passengers were onboard the train.

As of 5 p.m. service was being impacted on four trains. Riders were asked to check SunRail.com for the specific details on delays.

According to a tweet from SunRail officials, multiple trains are delayed by about an hour. Orlando police officials said no road traffic was impacted by the crash.