A MAN was struck by a train near Chester railway station this morning.

British Transport Police (BTP) have confirmed he sustained what are thought to be “life-threatening” injuries but no further information is known on his condition.

The incident, which happened just after 6am, is not being treated as suspicious.

A BTP spokesman said: “Officers were called to Chester rail station following reports of a person struck by a train. The call came into police at 6.10am.

“Officers attended alongside paramedics. A man was taken to hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are thought to be life threatening.

“The incident is not being treated as suspicious.”