Skip to main content

Police investigating after man struck by CTrain at Franklin Station

A stock photo of a CTrain at a Calgary station. (Calgary Transit) A stock photo of a CTrain at a Calgary station. (Calgary Transit)

Calgary police are investigating after a man was hit by a CTrain early Thursday morning.

At around 4:20 a.m., a westbound CTrain approached Franklin station, at 2826 Memorial Drive S.E. At the same time, a pedestrian was walking east along the inbound tracks when he was hit by the train.

The driver was able to bring the train to a stop at the Franklin station platform.

The man was seriously injured and transported to hospital in critical condition.

No one else was injured. Speed isn't considered a factor, but police believe the man may have been impaired by drugs.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Calgary police at 403-266-1234.

Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online or by downloading the P3 Tips app.

Police continue to work to identify the man. Top Stories

Oilers rally to beat Stars, tie Western Conference Final

With the Edmonton Oilers down two goals late in the first period of Game 4, Rogers Place was quiet, fans seemingly bewildered at the early, quick scoring of the Dallas Stars and the slow start by the home team. Ryan McLeod's marker with six-and-a-half minutes in the opening frame left changed all that.

Stay Connected