Intoxicated man hit by train after falling asleep on tracks

Intoxicated man hit by train after falling asleep on tracks

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A 20-year-old man was transported to the hospital early Friday morning after reportedly being hit by a train.

Police say the man appeared to be intoxicated and fell asleep on a portion of the train tracks in the 4800 block of Nicholson, which is located near the entrance to Tigerland.

Reports say the man's leg was run over by the train. He was awake and alert when first responders transported him to the hospital and is expected to survive his injuries.

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