PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Authorities are investigating after two people were hit by Amtrak trains in Rhode Island.

An Amtrak spokesperson tells WPRI-TV (http://bit.ly/2wSSA6t ) a train hit a person on the tracks in Pawtucket on Saturday. It’s unclear what condition the person is in.

Providence police reported that a man was hit by a train a few hours earlier in the city. He sustained serious injuries but is expected to survive. Amtrak officials told the news station that one of their trains had struck the victim.


Information from: WPRI-TV, http://www.wpri.com