Updated: Pedestrian hit by train
Updated: Tuesday, April 23 2013, 06:58 AM EDT
UPDATED: HOLLAND, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A pedestrian has been hit by an Amtrak train near East 17th Street and Lincoln Avenue, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff's Department.
The train was an Amtrak train heading to Holland from Chicago with passengers aboard.
Police say a 52-year-old man from Holland was found lying along the tracks. They say it appears that he rode his bike to the area and laid down, possibly falling asleep near the tracks.
The engineer attempted an emergency stop but could not halt the train in time. Police do not know why the man was laying by the tracks.The man is in critical condition at Holland Hospital. His name is not being released.
There are no reports of injuries aboard the train.