A person was hospitalized Wednesday night after being struck by a train on the Santa Fe Railway in Merced, police reported.
Police responded to the incident at about 10 p.m. on the tracks between M and N streets, Merced police Lt. Jay Struble said.
Few details were available, including the identity of the person struck.
The victim was transported to a Modesto hospital and was listed in critical condition at 2 a.m., Lt. Don King said.
The train was delayed for several hours, likely blocking many other roads along the tracks, Struble said.
The incident remained under investigation.