Woman hurt after colliding with train

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A woman was taken to hospital after being hit by a train at a South Yorkshire railway station.

The woman was struck at Chapeltown station, suffering injuries to her head and foot.

Rail services between Sheffield and Barnsley were delayed by up to an hour, with trains diverted via Rotherham Central station and replacement buses laid on.

A spokesman for British Transport Police said officers were called to the scene at just after 3pm yesterday.

They added the incident was not being treated as suspicious.

He said the woman was initially given treatment by paramedics from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service, before later being taken to hospital.