Police investigate early morning CTrain collision
We continue to investigate a collision involving a CTrain and a pedestrian that took place this morning on the inbound tracks of Franklin station, leaving one man in critical condition.
At approximately 4:20 a.m., today, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, a CTrain was travelling west approaching the Franklin station located at 2826 Memorial Drive S.E.
At the same time, it is believed a pedestrian was walking east along the inbound tracks when he was struck by the CTrain.
The driver was able to bring the train to a stop at the Franklin station platform.
The man sustained serious injuries and was transported to hospital in critical condition. Police are working to identify the man.
The CTrain driver and passengers were not injured during the incident and excessive speed was not considered a factor in this collision
Drug use on the part of the pedestrian is considered to be a factor in this collision.
The Calgary Police Service Traffic Section continues to investigate this incident and anyone with information is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:
APP: P3 Tips
Case # CA23047098/5201