NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A woman was hit by a WeGo Star train just south of downtown Nashville Wednesday evening.

The Nashville Fire Department said crews were dispatched to the 100 block of Anthes Drive for reports of a train that hit a pedestrian. When they arrived, they found a woman who had been hit.

She was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment of critical injuries.

Buses were dispatched to pick up passengers who were on the train.

WeGo released a statement, which reads:

Earlier this evening, a female pedestrian walked around the safety arms near Anthes Dr. and onto the tracks where was struck by the WeGo Star. Paramedics arrived at the scene and have transported her to Vanderbilt Medical Center. Passengers on the train are being transported to their destinations via WeGo buses while the train remains in place pending an investigation of the scene.

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