Elderly man recovering after being hit by train in London
The 87-year-old man had been reported missing from a nursing home Tuesday night
London police are investigating after an elderly man was hit by a train near the VIA Rail station around 10 p.m. Tuesday night.
Police say 87-year-old Peter Catterson had been reported missing from a nearby nursing home about an hour earlier. He was last seen in the area of Horton and Wellington streets.
While searching for Catterson, police were notified by CN Rail that a pedestrian had been struck by a train nearby.
Witnesses also reported seeing a man walking across the tracks near the train station prior to the collision.
Catterson was rushed to hospital with non life-threatening injuries where he remains in stable condition.