Woman alive after being struck by train near Cottingley Station in Leeds

A woman has suffered life-changing injuries after being struck by a train between Cottingley and Morley in Leeds.

The incident happened near Cottingley Station at 1pm today.

British Transport Police are at the scene along with paramedics. They said:-

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"The woman has been taken to Leeds General Infirmary with injuries that are serious but not life-threatening.

"The incident is not being treated as suspicious."

Two trains are said to be at a standstill on the tracks near Churwell Hill and the air ambulance has landed nearby.

Northern Rail have Tweeted that all lines between Leeds and Sowerby Bridge are blocked.