Police: Pedestrian hit by train in Phoenix

A person sustained serious injuries after being hit by a train near Van Buren and 19th Avenue in Phoenix.

PHOENIX - Police said they were investigating a collision involving a train and a pedestrian Monday morning.

According to police, the collision occurred around 8:30 a.m. near 19th Avenue and Van Buren Street.

Police said the pedestrian was struck while crossing the tracks. The pedestrian suffered serious injuries.

The train is blocking Van Buren Street in both directions, police said.There's no estimated time on when the road will re-open.

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