Woman Airlifted After Being Stuck by Train in North Conway
A 50-year-old unidentified woman suffered serious injuries after an incident on the Conway Scenic Railway.
While many cleaned up from the October Nor'easter last weekend, others continued to take in the sights New Hampshire offers. With plenty of remaining foliage, locals and tourists flocked to the White Mountains, and surrounding areas. A number of people were affected by one scary incident.
According to WMUR News 9, woman was hit around 3 p.m. by a Conway Scenic Railroad train on tracks behind the McDonald's and Hampton Inn & Suites on Route 302.
How does one not hear an approaching train? That part remains to to be told, as there were a number of alerts sounded in advance.
Susan Logan, marketing manager for the Conway Scenic Railroad told WMUR News 9 the train's engineer used a horn and lights to try to alert the woman but she didn't move and the train was not able to stop in time.
Logan also said the woman was actually trespassing on the tracks. She was airlifted with injuries to her head, torso and legs.
The train was at capacity, and returning from a trip. No passengers were injured, and Conway police are investigating