A 40-year-old woman was hit by a train about 12:30 p.m. Monday at White Rock Avenue and has been transported to Froedtert Hospital with life threatening injuries, according to Waukesha Police Lt. Ty Hoffman.
The woman was treated on scene by Waukesha paramedics before being transported via Flight For Life. Her shoes could be seen lying in the roadway near the tracks.
The crossing arms were down at the time of the accident. Traffic resumed normal patterns about 1:45 p.m.
as frequent walker in Frame Park. The woman walks with a limp and the witness believes she may not have been able to walk away from the train in time, the TV station is reporting.
"We heard the squealing of the train brakes, and we were wondering what had occurred at that point, and that moment we drove up here, and unfortunately saw the lady on the ground," Waukesha Parks Department employee John Sorenson told WISN 12 News.Monday's accident was the second train vs. pedestrian accident in under two weeks in Waukesha. A 56-year-old man received non-life threatening injuries after being hit by the train near Arcadian Avenue on July 23.
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