POLICE have issued an update after a person was struck by a train at Saltcoats station on Friday evening.

A 40-year-old man was rushed to hospital after being hit by a train around 6pm on Friday.

He is currently being treated for "significant injuries".

The incident is currently being treated as non-suspicious and non-fatal.

Trains from Glasgow Central to both Ardrossan Harbour and Largs were interrupted until 8.20pm following the incident.

A spokesperson for British Transport Police said: "Officers were called to Saltcoats railway station shortly after 1800 [on Friday, July 7, 2023] in relation to a 40-year-old male being struck by a train.

"The male has survived the incident but has been taken to hospital for significant injuries to be treated. The incident has been classified as Non-Suspicious, Non Fatal."