Person hit by train in Auckland

Last updated 21:06 17/10/2012

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A person is dead after being hit by a train in the Auckland suburb of Avondale.

A St John ambulance spokesperson said emergency services were called to the scene at St Georges Rd about 7pm.

A police spokesperson said the person was believed to be male. The serious crash unit were at the scene tonight.

This is at least the sixth time this year a person has been killed or critically injured after being hit by a train in Auckland.

A man was critically injured at the St Georges Rd crossing earlier this month.

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