A man believed to be 31 years of age was lucky to escape serious injury after he was knocked by a train in Morcom Road in the Prestbury area (Pietermaritzburg) this morning.
ER24 paramedics and other services attended to the incident. Upon arrival at the scene, paramedics found the man lying near the train tracks.
Upon assessment it was found that he sustained minor injuries. He was treated and transported to the hospital for further medical care.
Authorities were on scene for further investigations.