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Man loses leg after being hit by train in Slidell
SLIDELL - A man lost his leg after being hit by a train Saturday night.
Slidell Police Department said the 66-year-old man, who is possibly suffering from dementia, appeared to be sleeping on the train tracks around 9:30 p.m. shortly before he was hit.
Officers applied a tourniquet to the man's leg and took him to a hospital, where he is in critical condition. Doctors told officers that the man would have died had they not found him when they did.
No passengers on the train were injured.
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