Calgary C-Train station closed after man was taken to hospital in ‘medical distress’

A C-Train station in northwest Calgary was closed to the public on Wednesday morning and emergency services were called to the scene after receiving reports of a man in “medical distress”.

Calgary police say they were called to the SAIT/AUArts/Jubilee station around 5:30 a.m. to reports that a man was found in medical distress near Plus 15. The victim was taken to hospital in a “ bad state “.

Police officials said TVC the man appeared to have neck injuries and a “trail of blood” had been spotted between the Alberta University of the Arts and the SAIT station.

A police investigation is underway. The area around Plus 15 and the pedestrian walkway across the train tracks is closed to the public while officers examine the scene.

Calgary Transit also confirmed that its trains are not currently stopping at SAIT station due to the incident. Shuttle buses have been set up between Sunnyside and Lions Park to take the public between stations.

Police have urged anyone with information about the incident to contact them or Crime Stoppers while the investigation is ongoing.

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James H. Wright