UPDATE: Woman hit by train near Doncaster viaduct

A woman hit by a train near to a Doncaster viaduct earlier today has now been taken to one of the borough's hospitals for treatment.

Saturday, 23rd January 2016, 2:24 pm
Updated Saturday, 23rd January 2016, 3:39 pm
A woman was hit by a train near to Bawtry viaduct earlier today.

The woman, whose age is not yet known, was hit by a train near to Bawtry viaduct just after 11am this morning.

A British Transport Police spokesman told The Free Press: "Officers from British Transport Police attended the incident, which was reported at about 11.15am.

They added: "A female was detained by the Mental Health Act.

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"She has now been taken to a Doncaster hospital for treatment."

Commuters travelling between Doncaster and Retford have been experiencing delays of up to two hours following the incident.

Services are expected to return to normal shortly.