18-year-old man seriously injured by train in Alcantarilha

He was transported to the hospital in Faro

An 18-year-old was seriously injured this Saturday afternoon after being picked up by a train, next to the Alcantarilha Gare station, in the municipality of Silves.

The alert for the accident was given at 13:52 pm, but circulation on the line was not interrupted. CDOS source told Sul Informação that the victim was transported to the Faro of the Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Algarve.

Six operatives from the Volunteer Firefighters of Silves, INEM and GNR were on site, supported by three vehicles.