Train tracks
Train tracks south of Carlsbad. Photo via Wikimedia Commons

A man was taken to the hospital Tuesday after he was hit by a freight train in Carmel Valley.

San Diego fire and police responders reported to an area near Carmel Valley and Sorrento Valley roads after reports of a pedestrian that was clipped by a train around 5 a.m., ABC 10 reported.

Crews from San Diego Fire & Rescue located the victim atop the train, and helped him down after an hour, the station reported. The man was taken to a hospital for his injuries. His condition was not released.

–City News Service